Anish A. Desai received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Villanova University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Desai completed an internship with the Honorable Linda Carpenter in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Drexel University Pennoni Honors College, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey.

Prior to joining Berman Voss, Mr. Desai practiced in the Workers’ Compensation Department of a regional law firm in Philadelphia, defending all aspects of workers’ compensation matters across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. Desai previously served as a vice-chairman of the Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

Mr. Desai concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation defense litigation. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses in the entertainment, food services, healthcare, hospitality, retail, staffing, and transportation industries.

Mr. Desai often presents seminars on workers’ compensation topics and risk management to insurance companies, third party administrators and employers. He has served as a panelist and guest lecturer at Villanova University School of Law.

He has been acknowledged by a panel of his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star.


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D.
  • Drexel University, Pennoni Honors College, B.S., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • Construction
  • Entertainment
  • Food Services
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Staffing
  • Transportation

Awards and Honors

  • Selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star