Ashley works to create peace of mind for her clients by minimizing their legal and business risk exposure in operating their companies. With the assistance of her team of associates and partners, she creates individualized solutions and keeps clients informed so that they can make prudent decisions for their businesses.
Named one of the Top 25 Women Louisiana Super Lawyers for 2018 and selected as a Louisiana Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation and a Recognized Practitioner by Chambers and Partners USA in its Commercial Litigation category, Ashley advises businesses, financial institutions, and individuals concerning bankruptcies, class actions, contracts, construction, environmental issues, fidelity, surety and financial institution bonds, insurance, professional malpractice, real estate, corporate, and estate matters.
She also mediates and arbitrates business disputes. Ashley currently serves as a member of the AAA Construction Panel, AAA Commercial Panel and FINRA Panel as an arbitrator and mediator.
After Hurricane Katrina, she served as a member of the Panel of Mediators for the Louisiana Department of Insurance Hurricane Mediation Program Administered by American Arbitration Association (AAA) mediating over 350 hurricane wind damage disputes between homeowners and insurance companies.
Ashley serves as a current Vice-Chair of the ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Committee and also served in 2010-2011 as the National President of the Federal Bar Association. She is currently serving as the FBA Delegate to the American Bar Association.
A former entrepreneur, Ashley knows how a business operates from the inside out, having been a business owner since 1988.
First as the owner of a publishing company, and then an owner and managing partner of a law firm, she understands the need for efficiency in the management and marketing of a business and how to address the employee and financial aspects of a business.
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