Ashley is an attorney at SL Environmental Law Group. She focuses her practice on complex environmental contamination litigation.
Before joining SL, Ashley’s focus was general civil litigation, including land use, energy siting, and general commercial matters. Ashley represented clients before municipal boards, state committees, and state courts. Ashley has drafted appeals to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, and briefs to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Before entering private practice, Ashley was a law clerk with the New Hampshire Superior Court for three years working with judges across the state. In that role, she worked on the record-setting New Hampshire MTBE litigation, including its three-month jury trial. Ashley also interned at the U.S. Department of Justice, in the wildlife division of the civil bureau, enforcing federal environmental laws.
Ashley received her B.S. in Conservation Science, Biology, and Political Science from Muskingum University and her J.D. from Vermont Law School. At Vermont Law School she was an articles editor for the Vermont Law Review, assisted in drafting a climate change text book, and served as a Dean’s Fellow, teaching legal writing.
Ashley has been named as one of the Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty, Class of 2018, achieved the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Pro Bono Honor Roll, and selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Ashley serves on the Board of Directors for Webster House, Girls on the Run NH, and the New Hampshire High School Mock Trial Association.
Ashley is admitted to practice in New Hampshire, Arizona, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire.
Recent Speaking Engagements
Emerging Contaminants Conference, Westminster, CO, Poster Presentation, March 2020
American Groundwater Trust, PFAS Workshop, Tallahassee, FL, “PFAS: Legal Options to Shift Clean Up Costs From Ratepayers to Polluters,” January 2020