Alexis Rasquinha

Director of Legal Support and Professional Development

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As the firm’s Director of Legal Support and Professional Development, Alexis designs and implements strategic initiatives for the growth and support of WMHW’s legal professionals.  With over a decade of experience, Alexis comprehensively leads the recruitment, onboarding, management, and continual training of firmwide support roles.

Serving as her teams’ direct supervisor and mentor, Alexis builds programs that are aimed at enhancing skills encompassing professional and client services abilities as well as technical and substantive experience.  Alexis regularly evaluates the effectiveness and relevance of programs, improving curricula to align with firm goals and to produce the highest caliber of work for our clients.  As the Chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Alexis also spearheads action plans to promote equity in the workplace and to leverage diversity to its fullest potential.

Prior to joining WMHW, Alexis simultaneously held legal operations and paralegal responsibilities at prominent litigation firms in New York.  Balancing multiple projects across business and litigation demands, Alexis was responsible for day-to-day operation strategies, case management and workflow, state and federal court document preparation and filings, firmwide vendor management, and high-volume recruitment efforts.

Alexis is also a trained New Jersey North Coach for Girls on the Run, a program designed for girls of all abilities to use physical activity and dynamic discussions as tools to build social, emotional, and physical skills while encouraging healthy habits for life.