Ashley is an associate in the firm's San Francisco office where she is a member of the Land Use and Natural Resources practice group.
Ashley provides advice and counsel on a variety of regulatory land use issues with a focus on local government planning and zoning, state and federal resources permitting, and land use litigation. Ashley regularly assists in helping developers with local land use entitlements and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance. She has helped clients secure land use entitlements and CEQA compliance for mixed-use and residential developments, office buildings and office parks, and research and development facilities. Ashley has experience litigating and counseling clients on issues arising under the California Environmental Quality Act, California’s planning and zoning laws, and exactions and takings.
Ashley received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law with an Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Real Estate. While at Berkeley Law, Ashley held the position of Development Director of Ecology Law Quarterly, served as a Research Assistant at the Terner Center for Housing Innovation, and received a Boalt Hall Fellowship and Jurisprudence Awards in Land Development & Investment and International Business Negotiations.
Prior to attending law school, Ashley received her M.A. in Urban Education Policy & Administration from Loyola Marymount University, and received her B.A., cum laude, in International Relations from the University of Miami.