PHILADELPHIA, PA – Alexander M. Owens joins the Philadelphia, PA office of the law firm Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP as an Associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group.
Prior to joining the firm, he was a law clerk to the Honorable David R. Strawbridge of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Owens interned with Michael Erdos of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia. He was also an intern at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Philadelphia where he was involved in the administrative, civil, and criminal enforcement of federal environmental laws.
Mr. Owens received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Boston University where he majored in International Relations. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law, graduating in the top 5% of his class. At Temple, he was an Executive Articles and Symposium Editor on the Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, a member of the Order of the Coif, and recipient of the Beasley Scholarship and Class of 1976 Scholarship. He received recognition for writing the best brief in his Legal Research & Writing class and for distinguished class participation in Employment Law, Trial Advocacy II, and Taxation. His law review article, Protecting Free Speech in the Digital Age: Does the FCC’s Net Neutrality Order Violate the First Amendment?, 23 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rights L. Rev. 209 (2013), was published in the fall of 2013.
Mr. Owens is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.