Ashley Seales is the lead attorney and Manager of the Employment Law Group at the Reaves Law Firm. She has represented clients in matters involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation brought pursuant to federal and state anti-discrimination laws. Ashley brings with her over a decade of legal experience ranging from administrative agencies to federal appellate courts.
Originally from Washington, D.C., Ashley received her B.A. from Hampton University and went on to receive her J.D. from Indiana University School of Law. Upon graduating from law school, Ashley spent time understanding the law from every aspect. She learned how to make the laws while drafting legislation on Capitol Hill, then went on to interpret the laws while clerking for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. However, the majority of Ashley’s career has been dedicated to practicing employment law from both the plaintiff and defense side.
Ashley has worked on complex class action litigation stemming from civil rights violations and with individual plaintiffs to negotiate employment agreements and severance packages. Additionally, Ashley drafted workforce policies, conducted trainings, and counseled clients on a variety of employment related issues while representing the third largest school district in the country. These experiences have equipped Ashley to be a well-rounded and fierce advocate for her clients.
When she’s not working, Ashley enjoys reading, watching comedy shows, cooking, and spending time with her friends.