Ashley Bashur represents clients in complex securities enforcement and regulatory matters and internal investigations. Ms. Bashur has extensive experience representing corporations, financial institutions, and individuals in investigations and proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the New York Attorney General’s Office, and other governmental agencies and self-regulatory organizations and exchanges.  Ms. Bashur has represented clients in a variety of matters, including matters involving high-frequency and algorithmic trading, market manipulation, trade reporting, suitability, complex products, auditor independence, insider trading, books and records, and whistleblower protection.

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 and veterans and volunteering at the DC Landlord Tenant Resource Center and Election Protection.

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  • Education

    • Harvard Business School Online

      Credential of Readiness (CORe), Business Analytics, Financial Accounting, Economics for Managers, with Honors, 2015
    • JD, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2009

      summa cum laude Valedictorian; Staff Member, University of Baltimore Law Review; Heuisler Honor Society
    • BA, Political Science, Dickinson College, 2006

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Maryland