Alicia M. Penn Associate

Alicia’s practice focuses on business and securities litigation in state and federal courts. She advises clients on a wide variety of litigation matters in both trial- and appellate-level courts. Alicia works closely with clients throughout all stages of litigation, including drafting motions and pleadings, completing discovery, taking and defending depositions, and arguing motions.

Alicia previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Chief Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn of the Supreme Court of Virginia. She also has experience as an adjunct law professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, teaching an elective writing class for law students interested in becoming law clerks.

Alicia earned her JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she participated in the Appellate Litigation Clinic. Through her work with the clinic, Alicia gained experience briefing and arguing a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, ultimately obtaining a favorable outcome for the client. During law school, Alicia also served as a legal writing fellow.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 2019
  • University of Virginia, BA, English, 2016

Co-Chair, Bench/Bar Relations, Virginia State Bar - Young Lawyers Conference, 2021-2022

  • Moderator, "Effective Legal Writing," YLC Bench-Bar Conference, Virginia State Bar, April 29, 2022
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Recipient, Significant Service Award, Virginia State Bar - Young Lawyers Conference, 2022

Recipient, Award of Achievement (Single Project, Service to the Bar: Bench-Bar Conference), American Bar Association, 2021-2022

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