Alisha S. Rodriguez is an Associate at Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey, focusing her practice on products liability defense and premises liability litigation. Ms. Rodriguez began her legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. Leon W. Tucker in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, clerking both in the civil and criminal trial divisions. She then went on to practice commercial litigation and business tort litigation prior to joining Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey.
Ms. Rodriguez is a cum laude graduate of Drexel University Kline School of Law and a graduate of Emory University with a B.A. in Psychology. During law school, Ms. Rodriguez excelled in advocacy competitions and was awarded Best Overall Advocate by the Drexel Moot Court Board, a national award for Best Respondent Brief in the Mercer Legal Ethics & Professionalism Moot Court Competition and an advocacy award in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. At graduation, she was honored with the Cozen O’Connor Outstanding Moot Court Award and recognized for outstanding service honors for her commitment to pro bono service throughout law school.
Ms. Rodriguez is a champion for diversity and inclusion and has been actively involved in organizations dedicated to advancing the profession. She has served as the National Director of Programming for the National Black Law Students Association, developing programming for one of the largest student-run organizations. She was selected by the Delaware Valley chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel to participate in the competitive corporate summer internship program. Ms. Rodriguez was also selected as a Ms. JD fellow for her leadership and dedication to advancing women in the legal profession.
Ms. Rodriguez continues to serve in the greater legal community. She currently sits on the Board of Governors for the Philadelphia Bar Association, the governing body for the bar association. She also serves as Immediate Past President of the National Bar Association Women Lawyer’s Division, a local organization dedicated to addressing the needs of women of color in the legal profession. She continues her pro bono service with organizations such as Philadelphia VIP.
Ms. Rodriguez enjoys a good dance class, collecting cookbooks and discovering up and coming authors.
- New Jersey
- New York
- United States District Court of Massachusetts
- Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia
- Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania
- National Association of Women Lawyers
- National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter
- Philadelphia Bar Association