Alexis I. Lehmann joined Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., in 2016 and represents individual consumers’ rights under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, in addition to various other consumer protection laws. Favorable opinions include a decision from the District of Arizona, under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, where the Court ruled in her favor; holding that even if the Plaintiff does not owe the underlying debt, they can still sue the debt collector if they are being wrongfully contacted to pay it. Alexis is also an active member on the Executive Board for the Justice Rising Advocates; a local committee which partners with Community Legal Services of Philadelphia to help low-income Philadelphians with various legal issues by volunteering at legal clinics, continuing legal education seminars, and other events.
Prior to joining the firm, Alexis worked as a civil litigator for local and state law enforcement officers handling cases under Title VII, The Americans With Disabilities Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the First Amendment Free Speech and Petition Clause. She has won several jury trials, most notably a $1.97 million-dollar verdict against the Pennsylvania State Police in 2014 for discrimination in employment, and violations of the First Amendment and Equal Protection clause.
Alexis received her J.D. in 2009 from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. While attending law school, she received a Book Award for achieving excellence in Employment Discrimination and was an active member in the Women’s Law Caucus. In 2007 she clerked for The Honorable Nicholas Tsoucalas in the New York Federal Court of International Trade, assisting in drafting opinions regarding trade adjustment benefits, countervailing duties and classifications of imported goods. Alexis obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University where she was an NCAA scholarship athlete and four time All-American.
Alexis is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the Pennsylvania Eastern District Court, and the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
In her spare time, Alexis enjoys traveling, working out, and trying new restaurants.