Alexis Berg Townsend

Alexis Berg Townsend

Partner
Location:
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
Phone:
610-295-5321
888-854-6895
Fax:
610-332-2722
Email:
My practice is focused on representing the injured worker and their families in their claim for workers' compensation benefits. I also assist the disabled individual who has been denied Social Security Disability Benefits (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). I have been selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2014, 2015, 2016. (an honor only given to about 2.5% of attorneys who are younger than 40 years old or in practice for 10 years or less) I am also a Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist as permitted by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1 out of 200 attorneys with this distinguished certification

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Worker's Compensation
  • 30% Social Security Disability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Workers' Compensation Specialist, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2011

Education

  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 2003
    • Major: Criminal Justice/Forensic Psychology

Classes/Seminars

  • Handling, a Social Security Disability Case, NBI (National Business Institute 2011)

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2014 - Present
  • Select Lawyer in Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability, 2015 - Present
  • Lehigh Valley Business 40 Under 40 Honoree, June 16, 2017 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Lehigh County Bar Association, Member/Secretary, 2007 - Present
  • Worker's Compensation Committee of Lehigh County, 2007 - Present
  • Social Security Disability Committee of Lehigh County, 2010 - Present
  • Monroe County Bar Association, Member, February 1, 2017 - Present
  • Lehigh County Bar Association, Executive Board Member, January 1, 2017 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of George A. Berg, Attorney, 2006 - 2015
  • Whitehall High School, Head Softball Coach, 2007 - Present
  • Federal Public Defender Southern District of Ohio, Intern, 2005 - 2006
  • Thompson, Meier & Dersom, Law Clerk, 2005 - 2006
  • St. Joseph's University, Assistant Softball Coach, 2004 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Feeding the Homeless and Local Church Soup Kitchen, 2008 - Present
  • Volunteer to Make Food of Daybreak, 2009 - Present
  • Program Designed to Prevent Homelessness Part of Lehigh County Conference of Churches
  • Serve as a Board of Director for Kyle Miller, Inc
  • Serve as Board Member for Zephyr Foundation

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Delta Pi