Ashley D.Burman


New York + 1.212.326.3823

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.


  • Major Indian pharmaceutical company resolves securities fraud class action relating to FDA warning letterJones Day resolved 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.
  • Aviation company resolves dispute involving alleged co-founder who sought significant ownershipJones Day represented an aviation company and its founders in AAA arbitration and parallel litigation brought by an alleged co-founder who asserted that he should be awarded a significant ownership interest in 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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