Mr. Brian T. Ashe is a partner representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. His main areas of practice are complex litigation, class & collective actions and counseling. Mr. Ashe defends employers in wage/hour and PAGA matters, discrimination issues, trade secret cases, and multi-party contract litigation.
He counsels clients in various aspects of human resources management, including compliance, independent contractor issues, privacy, and equal employment opportunity. Mr. Ashe’s counseling practice focuses on prevention and artful business strategy.
This year, Mr. Ashe was recognized in the BTI Client Service All-Star report as one of only 26 Labor & Employment attorneys in America who is “absolutely the best at client service” because he is ”head and shoulders above the rest… with the most demanding clients.”
Every year since 2009, Mr. Ashe has been named one of the leading U.S. lawyers for employment law according to Chambers USA, credited as “having ‘an almost encyclopedic knowledge’ of labor and employment law, with specific ‘excellence on everything wage and hour related.’”
Chambers notes that, “clients praise him as ‘a strategic and efficient attorney who dispenses sound advice’” whom they turn to “to help us assess the risk with various employment actions in a way that is easy to understand, and he does so in an expeditious manner.”
Again this year, Mr. Ashe was honored by Legal 500 as one of America’s leading employment litigation lawyers. They have honored Mr. Ashe with this award multiple times, reporting that his clients describe him as “the most effective labor and employment counsel with whom I have ever had the pleasure of working [with]” because he “consistently delivers superior results.’’
Mr. Ashe serves the firm on its Partner Board, is a recipient of the firm’s Mike Warner Award for “sacrifice, team work and legal excellence,” and was recognized in 2017 with a Seyfarth Shaw Pro Bono All-Star award for his dedication to helping others. Mr. Ashe speaks widely to management groups on employment-related issues. He is often quoted in newspapers and magazines on employment law issues.
- J.D., George Washington University, with honors (1988)
- Graduate Studies, Oxford University (1985)
- B.A., Boston College, cum laude (1984)
- Employers Group (Legal Committee)
- American Employment Law Council (AELC)
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