Alexandra Scanlon Kitei, Associate


Drexel University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2012


Pennsylvania State University, B.A. 2009



  • Pennsylvania

  • New Jersey

  • United States District Court for the:

  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • Middle District of Pennsylvania

  • District of New Jersey

  • Southern District of New York

  • United States Court of Appeals for the:

  • Third Circuit

  • Fourth Circuit

  • United States Supreme Court

  • A generic pharmaceutical company in a grand jury antitrust investigation.

  • An executive charged with tax fraud and grand larceny.
  • International exporting businesses in civil forfeiture proceedings.
  • Trial counsel for a food manufacturer accused of trade secret misappropriation and trademark infringement.
  • American Bar Association 

  • Federal Criminal Law Committee - EDPA

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL)

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Top Rated in Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2021 Rising Star

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Top Rated in Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2022 Rising Star

Alexandra Scanlon Kitei concentrates her practice on the defense of individuals and corporations in white collar prosecutions, investigations, and related civil litigation. Ms. Kitei has defended federal and state criminal and civil cases involving alleged antitrust violations, tax fraud, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, schemes to defraud the government, export control violations, and various other business frauds. 


Her practice includes guiding clients through complex government investigations and conducting internal investigations. 


Prior to joining Welsh & Recker, Ms. Kitei was an associate in the Litigation Department and White Collar Crime Practice Group at Fox Rothschild LLP.