O'Brien and Ryan, LLP - Attorneys at Law
Alexandra R. Woolsey
Email: awoolsey@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6212
Fax: (610) 834-1749
Assistant: Jessica Rankin
Email: jrankin@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6222

Alex has been with O'Brien & Ryan, LLP since she was in law school. Alex concentrates her legal practice on medical malpractice defense, and is involved in all stages of the litigation process, from the initial stages through trial. She is a co-author of a medico-legal study with surgeons from one of the nation's leading orthopaedic programs. Alex also regularly volunteers at an animal rescue shelter.

Practice Areas:

Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers:

  • 2019 (Rising Stars)

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 2017
  • New Jersey, 2018


  • Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, J.D. 2017
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Regulating Patient Safety 
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Pennsylvania Family Law Practice
  • St. Joseph's University – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2014, B.A.
    • Magna Cum Laude

Published Works:

  • Co-author, Infection Following Total Joint Arthroplasty is the Main Cause of Litigation: Data from One Metropolitan Area,The Journal of Arthroplasty, December 2017

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Faculty, The Dispute Resolution Institute's Annual Personal Injury Practicum CLE, Philadelphia, PA, November 2019
  • Mock Trial, Philadelphia Obstetrical Society, May 2017
  • Contract Law (Teacher's Assistant), Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Fall 2015 & Summer 2016
Hickory Pointe
2250 Hickory Rd, Suite 300
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Phone: (610) 834-8800
Fax: (610) 834-1749