ashively@reedsmith.com

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Ashley is counsel in the firm’s Financial Industry Group. She represents banks and other financial institutions in consumer class and individual actions, including mortgage banking, privacy, fair lending, credit reporting, debt collection and unfair business practices. Ashley has extensive experience litigating consumer class actions under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and California’s Invasion of Privacy Act. She has also briefed appeals in the California Courts of Appeal and United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In addition, Ashley counsels FinTech and other clients on compliance matters related to consumer financial services, privacy issues, and consumer protection.

Credentials

  • University of California, Davis School of Law, 2009, J.D., UC Davis Law Review, Senior Articles Editor; Davis Business Law Journal, Articles Editor
  • Johns Hopkins University, 2006, M.A., Government
  • Johns Hopkins University, 2005, B.A., Political Science, History minor, Phi Sigma Alpha

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois

  • Interviewer for ABA’s Judicial Internship Opportunity Program, American Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Leadership Development Committee, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Alternate Delegate, House of Delegates 2015 Annual Meeting, American Bar Association