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Ashley  Kirkwood

Ashley Kirkwood

Mobile General Counsel with Startup, Contracts, and Employment Law Expertise

Flossmoor
Illinois
Licensed in
IL
Northwestern University School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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out of 2 reviews
About
Ashley graduated from Northwestern law school and also has a bachelor's degree in international business. Her practice areas include entrepreneurship law and commercial contracts, with a particular emphasis on employment issues and intellectual property. While she's represented some of the largest companies in the country, she prefers working with startups and helping them properly handle all legal matter related to their business.

Ashley's prior experience includes 3 years at a top international law firm, 4 years consulting for startup companies before law school. She lives in Chicago but represents clients throughout the country.
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""Ashley provided an in-depth analysis of the severance agreements we were issuing to departing employees. She also helped us re-structure our department. She helped us to properly classify our workers as either employees or independent contractors. She also helped to revise our employee handbook.""

Employment Law Consultation
Posted on Aug 18, 2018
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""Ashley was spectacular in her provision of legal services. She stood out by gaining a clear understanding of our business before diving into the project such that she was able to offer us a legal strategy that helped us save costs and prevent what could have otherwise been a costly legal issue.""

Freelance Contract Review and Business Advice
Posted on Aug 18, 2018

Work History

Kirkland & Ellis

Associate

Aug 2016 - Apr 2018

Worked as an associate in the general litigation and employment advising groups. I provided ad-hoc employment advice to large and small clients, worked on trial teams across the United States, and reviewed and drafted contractual agreements.

Aug 2016 - Apr 2018

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