Ashley M. Teesdale is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Trial Section and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Group. Ms. Teesdale counsels clients on a wide range of business and civil litigation matters, with a focus on all matters related to bankruptcy and insolvency. Ms. Teesdale’s experience includes representing secured and unsecured creditors, including creditors’ committees and lending institutions, trustees, receivers, and other fiduciaries, Chapter 7 and 11 debtors, and other parties in bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, and litigation in federal and state courts. She strives to find the right combination of mediation and litigation to achieve the best and most economical solutions for her clients.
Prior to joining Rutan & Tucker, Ms. Teesdale served a two-and-a-half year term as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Scott C. Clarkson, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California. Ms. Teesdale also served as a full time volunteer law clerk for the Honorable Mark S. Wallace, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California.
Ms. Teesdale earned her juris doctorate degree in 2012 from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a Note and Comment Editor for the Business Law Review and a Line Editor for the Criminal Law Brief. She graduated from Dickinson College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and minors in mathematics and Spanish.