Ashley D.Burman


(T) 1.212.326.3823

Ashley Burman's practice centers on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations, primarily focusing on financial products and financial institutions. She has experience litigating class actions involving benchmark interest rates and securities violations, contractual disputes, and antidefamation lawsuits. She also has represented clients in connection with regulatory investigations and enforcements brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In addition, she advises financial institutions on legal issues associated with the impending LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) transition.

Ashley maintains an active pro bono practice. She currently represents clients in asylum proceedings, unaccompanied minor immigration cases, and in Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and U visa petitions.

Prior to law school, Ashley worked on political campaigns in Washington State and for a national trade association in government affairs.


  • Major Indian pharmaceutical company defends against securities fraud class action relating to FDA warning letterJones Day is defending a class action lawsuit filed against a major Indian pharmaceutical company in federal court, alleging violations of the federal securities laws in connection with a warning letter issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to the company.
  • Global financial institution defends claims in VRDO mattersJones Day is defending a global financial institution in several matters related to its activities as remarketing agent for variable rate demand obligations (“VRDOs”) issued by agencies or units of state and local government.
  • American internet retailer responds to SEC investigationJones Day is representing an American internet retailer in response to an SEC investigation concerning its initial coin offering and related public statements.
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