Alexa Sebia joined Cozen O'Connor's Litigation Department in Philadelphia in 2014.
Alexa received her J.D., cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in government from Georgetown University. While at Villanova, Alexa was an associate editor for the Moorad Sports Law Journal.
January 28, 2016
William N. Clark, Jr., and Alexa Sebia discuss Winter Storm Jonas and potential subrogation opportunities.
April 10, 2015
Thomas Wilkinson and Alexa Sebia explain how aggressive advocacy outside the confines of the courthouse may trigger potential defamation exposure for lawyers and their clients, even for lawyers who simply circulate filed pleadings to reporters or accurately summarize them via social media.
February 27, 2015
Earlier this month, a Texas federal judge rejected a data breach plaintiff’s claim of a relaxed standard for Article III standing based on the “heightened risks” posed by potential identity theft and security fraud. The court ruled that despite the possibility that thieves could drain her back...
February 26, 2015
In an article titled "Court Rejects Attorney-Client Privilege in Employment Discrimination Case,’’ Thomas Wilkinson, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, and Alexa Sebia, an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department, discuss a Pennsylvania federal judge’s rejection of a company’s claim to attorney-client privilege as an obstacle to pursuit of a sex discrimination suit brought by a lawyer and former employee.
December 29, 2014
In an article titled “Social Media Posts Take Center Stage at U.S. Supreme Court,” Stephen Miller, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, and Alexa Sebia, an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department, discuss United States v. Elonis, in which the U.S. Supreme Court will attempt to define when comments made on social media platforms cross the line from protected free speech to criminal activity. The case arose in our own Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Anthony Elonis posted violent rap lyrics and graphic messages on Facebook about his estranged wife, co-workers and an FBI agent. The communications were objectively threatening, but the relevant question is whether that speech is protected if the government cannot prove that the speaker intended to act on the threat.
December 24, 2014
Recently, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in favor of data breach plaintiff Avrum Baum, giving him a second chance to certify a class action suit against Keystone Mercy Health Plan. Baum brought suit against the insurer and its affiliate, AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan, after it misplaced an...
November 11, 2014
In a pair of recent cases, two California health care providers successfully warded off lawsuits arising from unauthorized data breaches of patient files. These cases illustrate that improper disclosure of electronically stored personal information is an increasing concern for the health care...
October 21, 2014
There is no question that data breaches are among the most common and costly threats to consumers and companies alike. What remains the subject of vehement debate is whether plaintiffs in cyber-attack cases must allege stolen data was misused in order to have standing in court. In a recent decision,...
Events & Seminars
May 17, 2016 - Philadelphia, PA
January 14, 2015 - Webinar