Ashley is a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio, where she investigated and prosecuted federal crimes, including public corruption and white collar cases. She served as a point of contact for federal and state agencies on federal crimes.
Ashley began her law career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where she investigated and prosecuted all phases of misdemeanor and felony cases and represented New York County in criminal hearings and trials. Before law school, Ashley served as a senior staff member on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., where she advised several Members of Congress on a wide variety of legislative issues. She also worked to secure federal funding for urban parks and conservation and built national coalitions for national conservation organizations.
Ashley is a leader in her community. In 2019, she was the recipient of Toledo’s 20 Under 40 Leadership Recognition Award. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Toledo Bar Association, the Toledo Opera, United Way of Greater Toledo’s Women’s Initiative, Leadership Toledo, and the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (a merger of the Toledo Symphony and Toledo Ballet), as well as a former board member of Junior League of Toledo. Ashley is also a member of the Toledo Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and the International Women’s Forum.