In February 2022, Alexis A. Close joined Goldberg Segalla’s Workers’ Compensation practice, bringing in her unique perspective, philosophy, and experiences to the firm and serve clients. Risk & Insurance spoke with Alexis for a retrospective on her career thus far as she continues to grow and learn with Goldberg Segalla.
“I am lucky to be able to draw on the experience I gained in legal research, drafting pleadings, requesting and reviewing medical records, preparing depositions and preparing matters for trial while working as a paralegal at several different private law firms,” Alexis explained when discussing how her experiences shape her current practice.
“First, if there is something that rubs you the wrong way, go with your instinct. Also, don’t shy away from an uphill battle,” she said.
Alexis also emphasized her approach to working with clients. She emphasized the importance of clear communication between clients and attorneys while also going to trial with clear desired outcomes in mind.
Alexis A. Close counsels and defends employers, insurers, and third-party administrators in all stages of workers’ compensation litigation, from intake through trial and appeal. She draws on experience doing legal research, drafting pleadings, requesting and reviewing medical records, preparing depositions, and preparing matters for trial while working as a paralegal at a number of private law firms.