Ashley received her J. D. from Texas A&M University School of Law f/k/a Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, where she was a member of the law review and graduated magna cum laude from Texas Tech University with a B. A. in print journalism. Ashley began working in the cannabis industry after the Texas Compassionate Use Act was passed by the Texas Legislature in 2015. She has had a long-standing interest in the cannabis industry and her desire to service cannabis business clients was solidified after she began assisting with a marijuana law business course at Texas A&M University School of Law.
Prior to pursuing a career in the cannabis industry, Ashley worked as an attorney in the oil and gas industry. Experience navigating through complex issues related to oil and gas estate ownership has placed her in a unique position to advise clients on the emerging and rapidly changing regulations governing the cannabis industry, specifically the industrial hemp industry.
Ashley’s current practice focuses on regulatory issues and navigating legislative and regulatory frameworks, such as FDA regulation and state hemp legislation. She regularly assists clients in navigating these regulations and works to develop strategies to help clients expand their footprint across multiple states.
Ashley and her husband, Keith, live in Fort Worth, Texas, with their two daughters, Dylan and Sage, and their dog, Tex. Ashley enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, live music and spending time with her family.