Ashley Burman's practice centers on complex commercial litigation and regulatory proceedings. She has experience litigating antitrust class actions involving benchmark interest rates and financial products, complex commercial product liability cases, securities fraud class actions, contractual disputes involving noncompetes and confidentiality provisions, and anti-SLAPP lawsuits (strategic lawsuit against public participation). She also has represented clients in connection with regulatory investigations, enforcements, and administrative proceedings brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Ashley also regularly represents a major credit reporting agency in federal court in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) litigation.
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.
- The University of Chicago (J.D. with honors 2018; Recipient, Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and Oral Argument; Articles Editor, The University of Chicago Legal Forum); University of Washington (B.A. in Economics and Political Science 2012)
- New York and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- Law Clerk, California Department of Justice (Summer 2016)