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Ashley B. Jordan is a partner in Reed Smith’s Insurance Recovery Group, named 2021 Insurance Litigation Department of the Year by The American Lawyer. Ashley has recovered more than $150 million in insurance proceeds for Fortune and Global 500 companies, as well as middle market businesses. Her practice focuses on insurance claims for stakeholders in the construction, manufacturing, and energy industries; and natural disaster insurance claims for property owners.


  • University of Miami School of Law, 2009, J.D., cum laude, Dean's list, Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity
  • Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business, 2006, B.S., Legal Studies in Business

  • California
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia

  • ABA Forum on Construction Law – January 2022-Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Construction Law Subsection (Co-Chair) – July 2021-Present
  • Thomson Reuters Columnist, Attorney Analysis Column on Insurance – June 2021-Present 
  • IIABA-Los Angeles (Board of Directors) – June 2021-Present 
  • California Lawyers Association, Construction Law Practice Area Committee (Steering Committee) – March 2021-Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Construction Law Subsection (Steering Committee) – 2019-2021
  • California Lawyers Association, Real Property Law Section (Executive Committee) – 2018-2019

  • Honorable Ursula M. Ungaro, U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida

Awards & Recognition

  • Recommended Lawyer, Insurance: Advice to Policyholders, Legal 500 US, 2022
  • Named a 2022 "Break Out Award" Winner by Business Insurance
  • Named as one of LA's “Top 100 Lawyers” for 2022 by the Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Named as one of the Daily Journal’s “Top Women Lawyers” in California for 2022
  • Nominee for “Woman to Watch”, Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 Women’s Leadership Symposium & Awards
  • 2022 Reed Smith Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow
  • 2022 UC Hastings Leadership Academy for Women
  • Nominee for “Mentor of the Year” and “Champion of Women”, Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2021 Women’s Leadership Series & Awards 
  • Named 2021 "Woman of Influence: Attorneys" by the Los Angeles Business Journal