Ashley represents entrepreneurs, startups, and other high-growth companies in a variety of corporate and transactional matters including formation, funding, governance, contracts, regulatory compliance, and day-to-day business issues.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Ashley was an Associate in the Venture Capital and Private Equity practice of a national business law firm, in its Chicago office. While pursuing her J.D., Ashley served as a Legal Fellow for U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, and she worked as a Legal Intern for Navistar Inc. and for the American Bar Association’s South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR).
Earlier, Ashley started her own business as a young teen and ran the company successfully for 10 years, steadily increasing profits each year through thoughtful marketing and sales strategies. As an entrepreneur herself, Ashley understands her clients’ passion to create, as well as the challenges they face growing and scaling their operations, and she is a dedicated partner in their success