is following in her father's footsteps.
Born and raised in Ottawa, Alexis joined the Law Offices of Peter F. Ferracuti, P.C., her father's firm, in September. The 25-year old recent graduate concentrates in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters.
Alexis Ferracuti received a master's degree from New England Law and a bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.
During her third year of law school, Ferracuti served as a lieutenant governor for the First Circuit Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. She also was the academic co-chairwoman of Phi Alpha Delta, a member of the Business Law Society and a member of the Students Veterans Advocacy Group.
She became an advocate for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and lobbied in Washington, D.C., for both public mental health rights and veterans’ mental health treatment.
Prior to joining the firm, Ferracuti interned with the Massachusetts Human Resources Division doing both workers’ compensation and employment law, as well as with the Normal Cornbelters minor league baseball team in sports law. Additionally, she interned with her father's firm, doing both workers’ compensation and personal injury law for several summers during college and law school.
Ferracuti has been admitted to the Illinois State Bar and also is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Womens’ Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.