Ashley E. Pickard Associate

     

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Ashley Pickard is a defense litigator focusing on general liability, commercial liability, and automobile and common carrier liability. She engages in all aspects of litigation, from pre-litigation through settlement and/or trial. Ashley has second-chaired several trials, four of which resulted in favorable defense verdicts. Her approach to the practice of law centers on preventing litigation and resolving matters through communication, diligence and professionalism. When resolution is impossible or impracticable, she devises a meticulous, well-thought-out plan of action to obtain the most advantageous outcome for our clients.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Ashley was an associate at a regional insurance defense firm, where she gained experience in personal injury defense, including catastrophic personal injury matters and wrongful death cases. In civil litigation, she gained exposure to real estate law and construction law, honing her skills with motions, memorandums, discovery responses and requests as well as mediation briefs, settlement agreements, and other legal documents. Ashley also has considerable experience drafting trusts and estate plans.