Ashley McLaughlin Leen

Senior Associate

Ashley McLaughlin Leen focuses her practice on complex litigation and government investigations matters. 

Ms. Leen was a law clerk for the Honorable Patricia Tolliver Giles of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Leen was an Intelligence Analyst at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She began her career at the firm as a summer associate in 2019.


  • Education

    • JD, The George Washington University Law School, 2020

      with High Honors Order of the Coif, Phi Delta Delta Award, Managing Editor, The George Washington Law Review, Dean's Fellow
    • BA, International Studies, minor in Italian, Boston College, 2008

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Patricia Tolliver Giles, US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2023 - 2024



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