Ashley C. Brown

Phone:     404.596.5614
Fax:          404.596.5604
abrown@caplancobb.com

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Ashley is an associate with Caplan Cobb focusing on business litigation.

Before joining Caplan Cobb, Ashley served as a law clerk to two federal judges: first to the Honorable Petrese B. Tucker, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and then to the Honorable Bernice B. Donald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Ashley also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, representing the United States in the Western District of Tennessee. In addition, Ashley practiced with the firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, focusing on complex civil litigation.

Practice Areas

PRACTICE AREAS

Business Litigation & Counseling.  Ashley has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of complex commercial matters, including breach-of-contract disputes, employment disputes, securities matters, and class actions.  She has represented large and small companies, individuals, non-profits, and municipal and federal governments in both state and federal court.  Ashley also has experience providing counseling and advice on a variety of other legal issues affecting businesses.
 
Appellate Practice.  In her two years clerking for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and her year clerking for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Ashley developed a deep understanding of federal civil and criminal practice.  As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, she regularly represented the United States in the Sixth Circuit and argued cases before the Court.  Ashley has worked on appeals addressing several challenging areas of law, such as privacy and technology issues; constitutional claims, particularly those involving the Fourth Amendment; ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claims; and habeas cases.  She has adapted her knowledge of federal substantive and procedural law to appeals before state appellate courts.
Education

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

Articles Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law

Law and Public Service Program

B.A., magna cum laude, University of Miami

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