Alexandra E. Skarka

Alexandra E. Skarka

Office:Philadelphia, PA

Alexandra Skarka is an associate in the firm’s casualty litigation department, where she defends insured and self-insured entities in a variety of litigation matters, including construction and automobile accidents and premises liability. To ensure she can successfully defend clients involved in construction accident litigation, Alexandra completed the OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety and Health course.

Prior to joining Margolis Edelstein, Alexandra was an associate attorney at a Philadelphia litigation defense firm specializing in general litigation matters for local business franchise owners. After graduating from law school, Alexandra acted as a Law Clerk for a Philadelphia law firm representing plaintiffs in mass tort litigation.

While in law school, Alexandra served as an Associate Editor of the Villanova Law Review and acted as a teaching assistant for the 1L Legal Writing program. She was also a recipient of the Dorothy Day Award, recognizing outstanding achievement in pro bono service for her work as a Certified Legal Intern in the Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic.


  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Mount Holyoke College (B.A. cum laude with high honors in major)


  • Villanova Law Review Associate Editor
  • Dorothy Day Award Recipient
  • 2013 Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellow

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions:

  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations:

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel
  • Crisis Text Line, Legal Advisory Board