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Ashley’s bankruptcy experience has been well-rounded and unique. She has had the privilege of representing trustees, debtors, and creditors in a vast array of proceedings in main bankruptcy cases as well as in adversary proceedings. Her current experience has included counseling a debtor in the health care industry in objecting to hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of personal injury claims, representing a debtor in pro bono appeal before the Eleventh Circuit involving lien stripping in Chapter 20 case, representing trustees in seeking to avoid and recover millions of dollars’ worth of fraudulent transfers in a complex check kiting scheme, representing majority interest holders in restructuring matters of a substance abuse and health facility, negotiating sale terms, and representing creditors, trustees, and debtors in discharge, dischargeability, and fraudulent transfer proceedings. Ashley has also assisted in authoring and filing briefs in several appellate courts as well as the United States Supreme Court. Before joining Berger Singerman, Ashley served as a law clerk to a bankruptcy judge where she was exposed to a variety of matters including a complex array of adversary litigation, multiple discharge and dischargeability trials, hearings on the appointment of interim trustees, abuse and bad faith filing determinations, discovery matters, judicial recusal, jurisdiction, objections to exemptions, plan confirmation, bad faith litigation, and the propriety of stay relief.

Ashley also enjoys litigating business disputes in both federal and state courts throughout the state. Ashley regularly represents businesses and business owners in matters involving complex commercial litigation and has recently represented a business in an arbitration involving disputed commissions owed in the sale of a business, represented multiple corporations in defending against million dollar commercial foreclosure actions, represented a constructively evicted corporate client in an action against a landlord involving lost profits, represented a health care business and doctors in defending against medical malpractice claims, prosecuted supplementary defendants in proceedings supplementary litigation, defended copyright, patent, and trademark actions in federal court, and represented a tenant in a commercial lease termination action involving multiple subleases. Before Berger Singerman, Ashley gained appellate experience in both civil and criminal law issues while clerking for a judge on the Fourth District Court of Appeal where she authored over 150 bench memorandums on issues relating to temporary injunctions, discovery and evidentiary rulings made in civil and criminal trials, attorney’s fees, summary judgment, punitive damages, class action certification, equitable distribution and spousal support, appellate jurisdiction, and the application of various Florida Statutes.

  • Recipient, American Bankruptcy Institute's 2008 Medal of Excellence
  • Received highest grade of A in Bankruptcy Workshop, Legal Writing II, Contracts, Civil Procedure, Family Law, Professional Responsibility, Securities Regulation
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, Up & Comer, 2015, 2018
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2016-2017
  • Lawyers’ Advisory Committee, United States Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Florida
  • Palm Beach County Director and Member, Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida
  • Editor in Chief, Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida Journal
  • Member, Animal Law Committee for the Florida Bar
  • Member, South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Member, Coastal Conservation Association of Florida, Palm Beach County Chapter
  • Attorney/Law Clerk, Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida
  • Attorney/Law Clerk, Fourth District Court of Appeal
  • Summer Honors Intern and Law Clerk, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement, Salt Lake City, Utah

Doing Business in Florida, "Are You Caught in the Storm?: What Bankruptcy Trustees Need to Know About Hurricane Claims"

June 18, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "Business Owners Beware: Defenses to the Big Bad Bankruptcy Trustee's Suit Against Your Business for Fraudulent Transfers (Part II)"

June 12, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "The Eleventh Circuit Reaffirms the "Person Aggrieved" Standard"

April 2, 2018

Doing Business in Florida, "A Statistical Lookback at 2017 for the Eleventh Circuit with a Focus on Bankruptcy Appeals in Florida"

January 11, 2018

Daily Business Review, "GARA Still a Powerful Tool in Aircraft Litigation Cases"

August 21, 2017

Doing Business in Florida "Money for Nothing, but the Checks for Free" – Free Money for Fiduciaries

September 19, 2016

Law 360, "How Husky Is Your 'Actual Fraud' Claim?"

August 17, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Are You Caught in the Storm? What Bankruptcy Practitioners Need to Know about Hurricane Claims"

June 8, 2016

American Bankruptcy Institute, "Creditors, Beware: Filing a Proof of Claim Can Get You in a Heap of Trouble"

June 1, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Husky Is Not So Lucky for Debtors – the United States Supreme Court's Recent Opinion on the Denial of Debt Dischargeability Under Bankruptcy Code § 523(a)(2)(a)'s Actual Fraud Provision"

May 26, 2016

Doing Business in Florida, "Business Owners Beware: The Big Bad Bankruptcy Trustee May Come After Your Business for Fraudulent Transfers (Part I)"

April 11, 2016