Ashley N. Beard

Ashley N. Beard

Washington, D.C.

Email ashley.beard@​

Phone +1 202 637 5706

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Ashley Beard analyzes legal and business-oriented issues through a multifaceted lens. She thoughtfully advises clients in commercial and complex civil litigation matters.

Ashley has provided solutions and representation in a range of practices including contractual disputes, software licensing, and trademark infringement. She has also served as a law clerk at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, delving into work pertaining to administrative law.

Ashley is a community-centered attorney. She maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in domestic violence, immigration, and small business matters. While in law school, Ashley worked as a student attorney in the Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic, during which she studied discriminatory practices in education. She also provided supplemental instruction to students in legal research and writing as a Henry Ramsey Dean's Fellow. Ashley has worked in the higher education and nonprofit fields as well, bringing a variety of experience to her practice.

Education and admissions


J.D., Howard University School of Law, cum laude, 2017

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2013

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

New York

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