Ashley E. Bashur


Bashur, Ashley E.
Ashley Bashur’s practice focuses on complex securities enforcement matters. She has represented corporations, financial institutions, and individuals in investigations and enforcement proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and other governmental agencies and self-regulatory organizations.

Ms. Bashur also has represented clients in civil litigation and criminal appeals, and she has argued before the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. She maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing her efforts on the representation of indigent criminal defendants.

During law school, Ms. Bashur interned with the Honorable Irma S. Raker of the Court of Appeals of Maryland.

Publications & News


October 1, 2014

Recent regulatory developments provide some clarifications regarding the market access rule for broker-dealers

An article by Bruce H. Newman, Elizabeth Mitchell, Stephanie R. Nicolas, Andre Owens and Ashley E. Bashur published in Journal of Investment Compliance,Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 10-19.

April 22, 2014

SEC Staff Issues First Set of FAQs on Rule 15c3-5, Risk Management Controls for Brokers or Dealers with Market Access

On April 15, 2014, the Staff of the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets issued its first set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding Rule 15c3-5 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

January 1, 2008

Whose Baby Is It Anyway? The Current and Future Status of Surrogacy Contracts in Maryland

38 U. Balt. L. Rev. 165 (2008)


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HBX | Harvard Business School, Credential of Readiness (CORe), Business Analytics, Financial Accounting, Economics for Managers, with Honors, 2015

JD, summa cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2009, Valedictorian; Staff Member, University of Baltimore Law Review; Heuisler Honor Society

BA, Political Science, magna cum laude, Dickinson College, 2006

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


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