As an experienced litigator, Ashley handles all aspects of trial, pre-trial, and post-trial proceedings in state and federal courts throughout the country, including arbitration, mediation and settlement negotiations. Ashley’s matters cover a range of practice areas, focusing on complex commercial litigation, and have included employment, insurance, breach of contract, securities, environmental, unfair business practices, and business tort claims. In addition to her litigation practice, Ashley represents clients in government investigations and enforcement actions, and advises clients in connection with internal audits. Ashley guides corporate clients through any business matter they may face, including reviewing and understanding contracts, identifying potential liabilities, understanding and abiding by corporate compliance programs, properly handling investigations, and improving training and related policies and procedures.
Ashley also has an active pro bono practice that spans all areas of law. She advises organizations in all facets of their business, from drafting and reviewing contracts; to developing programs, policies and training; to arbitrating, mediating, and litigating matters inside and outside of the courtroom. Ashley has successfully negotiated and settled claims for clients – both as plaintiff(s) or defendant(s) – and advised clients on how to navigate tricky internal issues to prevent future risks. Ashley has also brought suits against government agencies and employees, and has successfully obtained reversals of denials of medical coverage for patients on Medicaid.
Understanding the complexities of the legal practice and appetite for creative minds and collaboration, Ashley is intimately involved in recruiting, mentoring, and diversity efforts, helping support associates and their professional development.