Ashley is a partner in the Vorys Akron and Vorys Cleveland offices and a member of the labor and employment group.  Her practice focuses on representing employers in employment-related litigation and defending them against charges before administrative agencies.  Ashley also counsels employers on effective employment practices and compliance with federal and state labor laws, including civil rights laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and wage and hour law.

Ashley is a member of the Akron Bar Association.

Ashley has lectured on a variety of employment law topics, including the FMLA, sexual harassment, and wage and hour regulations.

Ashley received her J.D. summa cum laude from The University of Akron School of Law and was the research / case and comment editor for the Akron Law Review.  She received her B.A. from Grove City College.

Honors & Recognitions

The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law Management, 2023-2024; Labor Law – Management, 2023-2024

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Employment and Labor, 2006-2007, 2009-2013

Professional & Community Activities

Wadsworth Chamber of Commerce, Board Member

Women for Oppressed Women, Board Member

Akron Bar Association, Judicial Commission

The Boys and Girls Club of Summit County, Board of Directors, 1999-2007; Vice President of Operations, 2006-2007

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The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1999

Akron Law Review, Research / Case and Comment Editor, 1998-1999

Grove City College, B.A., 1996

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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