Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., magna cum laude, Woolsack Honor Society, 2020
Saint Louis University,
B.S. Health Management, summa cum laude, 2017
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 tort and product liability, health care litigation, and complex commercial disputes.
She demonstrates adaptability across a number of industries as she helps to develop and execute strategy at all stages of litigation. She provides invaluable assistance to the national trial team in a multi-district litigation medical device action and has experience in railroad litigation, pharmaceuticals, and federal health care compliance.
Additionally, Ashton represents hospitals and health care providers in reimbursement disputes and provides support on matters relating to ERISA, False Claims Act, and anti-kickback statutes. She drafts motions and memorandums before state and federal courts and has provided assistance on various oral arguments.
During law school, Ashton served as Editor-in-Chief of the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy. She was also a student attorney in the Civil Litigation Clinic and competed on the law school's trial advocacy and national moot court competition teams. During her final year, Ashton argued in the national championship round of the New York City Bar Association's National Moot Court Competition.
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