Alexandra R. Woolsey

Alexandra R. Woolsey

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1001 Conshohocken State Road
STE 1-515
West Conshohocken, PA 19428



Alexandra “Alex” R. Woolsey is an Associate in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Ms. Woolsey focuses her practice on the defense of nursing homes, healthcare facilities, and medical professionals in nursing home and medical malpractice claims.

Prior to joining Burns White, Ms. Woolsey was an attorney at a Philadelphia firm, where she represented doctors, nurses, hospital, physician practice groups and other healthcare professionals and institutions in medical malpractice matters. She has also represented clients in matters related to surety, fraud, construction, insurance defense, asbestos and general liability litigation.

Ms. Woolsey obtained her Juris Doctor from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, magna cum laude, where she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Regulating Patient Safety and Pennsylvania Family Law Practice. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Philosophy from Saint Joseph’s University, magna cum laude.

Ms. Woolsey is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania.


Areas of Law

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Long-Term Care Litigation


  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2017)
  • Saint Joseph’s University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2014)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Accolades & Involvement


  • Selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars® list, 2019-2022
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
    • Regulating Patient Safety, 2017
    • Pennsylvania Family Law Practice, 2016


  • Panelist, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law’s Civil Litigation Panel, January 2021
  • Faculty, The Dispute Resolution Institute’s Annual Personal Injury Practicum CLE, November 2019
  • Mock Trial Judge, Philadelphia Obstetrical Society, May 2017
  • Contract Law Dean’s Scholar, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, 2015-2016


  • Co-author, “Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty is the Main Cause of Litigation: Data From One Metropolitan Area,” The Journal of Arthroplasty 33,5 (2018): 1520-1523