Ashleigh practices product liability law with a concentration on medical device and pharmaceutical drugs in our Minneapolis office. Ashleigh is licensed in several federal courts as well as Minnesota state court and some tribal courts. Ashleigh is past chair of the LGBT Caucus for the American Association of Justice and past chair of the New Lawyers Section for the Minnesota Association of Justice. Ashleigh also serves on the Board of Governors for Minnesota Association of Justice. Ashleigh has been named Super Lawyers Rising Star for two straight years. Ashleigh is currently court appointed Administrative Counsel in the Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Products Liability Litigation in the District of Massachusetts. Ashleigh is also appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the In Re: Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis or M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis with Kinectiv Technology and Versys Femoral Head Products Liability Litigation in the Southern District of New York.
Ashleigh combines her skills and unique background to represent many people who are experiencing pain and loss from being injured by a medical device or pharmaceutical. Ashleigh believes strongly in the 7th Amendment and your right to trial by jury.
Ashleigh also serves on the board of Canine Inspired Change, a non-profit that works with underprivileged you and therapy dogs. When not in the office, Ashleigh can be found with her friends and family, on the volleyball court, or with her dog, Baileigh, who she rescued in 2010.
2013 U.S. District Court (MN)
2014, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
2014, Admitted to practice on an annual basis before the tribal courts of the Prairie Island Indian Community and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
2015, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
2016, 8th Circuit Court
2018, Eastern District of Michigan
J.D. 2012, William Mitchell College of Law
B.A. , B.S., 2008, Winona State University
Ashleigh’s Notable Cases
Fatal Heart Valve Damage Caused By Diet Drugs
Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip Stems Cause Metallosis
Vioxx Linked to Heart Attacks and Strokes
Ashleigh’s Honors and Awards
AAJ LGBT Founders Award (2018)
AAJ Centurion Award (2018)
Wiedemann & Wysocki Award (2017)
AAJ Above and Beyond Award (2017)
MAJ Justice Excellence Award (2017)
AAJ Leadership Academy Award (2017)
AAJ Above and Beyond Award (2016)
AAJ Excellence Award (2015)