Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., magna cum laude, Woolsack Honor Society
Saint Louis University,
B.S. Health Management, summa cum laude
American Health Law Association
Judge Robert G. Dowd Senior Appellate Advocacy Award
Academic Excellence Award
Legal Research and Writing I & II
Thomas F. Eagleton Scholar
Thompson Coburn LLP
Ashton is a perceptive litigator with experience in health care litigation, tort and product liability, and complex commercial disputes.
Ashton represents hospitals and health care providers in managed care reimbursement disputes and supports matters relating to state prompt pay statutes, ERISA, False Claims Act, and anti-kickback statutes. She drafts motions and memoranda before state and federal trial courts and has provided invaluable assistance on various appellate matters.
Additionally, she demonstrates adaptability across a number of industries as she helps to develop and execute strategy at all stages of litigation. She has represented medical device manufacturers in complex multi-district litigation actions and has experience in railroad litigation, pharmaceutical litigation, and federal health care compliance.
Ashton is a graduate of the Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law, which has been one of the top health law programs in the nation for over a decade. She served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Health Law & Policy and argued in the national championship round of the New York City Bar Association's National Moot Court Competition.
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