Ashley concentrates her practice in medical malpractice defense, professional licensing, personal injury defense, and professional liability defense.
Ashley routinely represents hospitals, physicians, long-term care facilities, architects, engineers, contractors, and other professionals and business entities in a variety of contexts. She has extensive experience defending malpractice/negligence claims as well as claims for breach of contract, personal injuries, copyright/trademark infringement, and other litigation. Likewise, she has represented businesses and individuals before administrative bodies and routinely advises and assists clients with professional licensing issues, endeavoring to ensure compliance with evolving licensing regulations.
Ashley earned her J.D. (magna cum laude) from T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, where she received the Orrell-Brown Award for Clinical Excellence, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for receiving the highest grade in multiple subjects, and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While a student, Ashley was a member of the McNeill Law Society (an honorary academic society reserved for law students who are ranked in the top 10% of their law school class), the Moot Court Board, the Women’s Law Student Association, and the Virginia Bar Association. She served as the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the McNeill Law Society, the Symposium Chair for the University of Richmond Law School Council of the Virginia Bar Association, and an Associate and Manuscripts Editor with the University of Richmond’s Journal of Global Law and Business. While in law school, Ashley worked with Vandeventer Black as a summer associate and at the law office of John W. Dozier, Jr. (Dozier Internet Law PC).
Ashley earned her B.A. (with distinction) from the University of Virginia where she double majored in Political Theory and Psychology. She was the president of the Virginia Themis Society (pre-law organization), a member of the Psi-Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, and received the Psychology Research Excellence Award for her research related to the study of political psychology.