Ashley is an associate in Taft’s business group focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions. Ashley also collaborates with businesses of all sizes on corporate organization, governance, and general corporate matters. Ashley serves as a member of Taft’s Pro Bono Committee, which helps to connect Taft attorneys with pro bono work in local communities.

Prior to joining Taft, Ashley served as a summer associate at Taft’s Cleveland office. She also volunteered with Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Street Law program, which educates detained juveniles in the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center about the legal system in efforts to reduce recidivism.

Ashley earned her J.D., cum laude, from Case Western University School of Law in 2021, where she received the Hugo Grotius International Law Scholarship.

She received a B.A., summa cum laude, from The Ohio State University in 2017, majoring in criminology and Spanish.


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2021)

    cum laude

  • The Ohio State University (2017)

    B.A., summa cum laude, Criminology and Spanish


  • State - Ohio

Notable Matters

  • Counsel to Mid-West Materials, a provider of steel products, in its acquisition by Reliance, Inc., a global diversified metal solutions provider and the largest metals service center company in North America.
  • Counsel to Evantic, a portfolio company of Edgewater Capital Partners, in connection with its add-on acquisition of Plastic Distributors and Fabricators, LLC (PDF). PDF is a manufacturer and fabricator of high-precision, difficult to machine plastic components.
  • Counsel to Edgewater Capital Partners in its acquisition of NeoGraf Solutions, LLC, an industry-leading designer, formulator, and manufacturer of specialty natural graphite products.
  • Counsel to Retail Ecommerce Ventures LLC (REV) in connection with its strategic investment in Tuesday Morning Corporation. REV is the owner of a diverse portfolio of consumer brands that includes Pier 1 Imports, Dressbarn, RadioShack, Linens ‘n Things, Stein Mart, and Modell’s Sporting Goods. Tuesday Morning is a leading off-price retailer of home goods and décor.
  • Counsel to Force Sports, a multi-sports center in Northeast Ohio, in its disposition to TOCA Football.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association


  • Association for Corporate Growth

    Member, Cleveland Chapter