Named one of the Top 25 Women Louisiana Super Lawyer for 2018 and a Louisiana Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation, recognized by Best Lawyers 2019, and a Recognized Practitioner by Chambers and Partners USA in its Commercial Litigation category, Ashley advises businesses and individuals concerning bankruptcies, contracts, construction, fidelity, surety and financial institution bonds, insurance, professional malpractice, corporate, and estate matters. She has litigated numerous disputes in federal and state
A former entrepreneur, Ashley works with business owners and entrepreneurs assisting them with every aspect of the business from inception through growth and development to, when necessary, dissolution. She assists her clients in obtaining financing, provides on-going business advice, represents clients during litigation, and counsels them through the dissolution of the business. Ashley also consults with individuals on how to protect their personal assets through
Ashley serves on the Board of Directors of the law firm, Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, in its New Orleans office. She has been recognized for her accomplishments by New Orleans CityBusiness which named her to the 2016 Class of Leadership in Law and 2012 Class of Women of the Year.
A native of Mobile, Alabama, Ashley received her B.A. from Newcomb College and her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law. Upon graduating from Tulane University School of Law, she clerked in the Eastern District of Louisiana for the late Judge Henry A. Mentz, Jr. and was awarded the Eastern District of Louisiana Distinguished Service Award.