Ashley Bowman joined Bird Marella in 2015 and brings extensive experience in white collar defense and several areas of litigation, including commercial contract disputes, privacy law, and legal malpractice. She has also gained experience in civil enforcement actions and pro bono representation of immigration clients.
Prior to joining Bird Marella, Ashley was an associate in the Century City office of O’Melveny & Myers, LLP where she was a member of the Business Trial and Litigation practice group. She has impressive volunteer experience with civil rights organizations, the public defender’s office and a pro bono firm’s immigration department.
Education & Admissions
- Stanford Law School, J.D., 2012
- Yale University, B.A., 2006
- California, 2012
- Pathfinder, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
- Member, Century City Bar Association Board of Governors
Successfully obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of two British agencies that regulate the practice of law in the United Kingdom against broad-ranging RICO, defamation, and other claims brought by two disbarred British solicitors in federal court. The decision was affirmed on appeal and followed by a memorandum decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, completing an appellate sweep.
Won summary judgment on a multi-million dollar breach of contract claim brought by a government subcontractor in federal court.
Secured complete dismissal of a consumer protection class action brought against a software and medical device company in Arizona Federal Court against claims of unjust enrichment, economic harm, and violations of the California Unfair Competition Law.
Successfully obtained a pre-trial dismissal of murder charges against the founder of a publicly traded company that runs substance abuse facilities.
Awards & Recognition
- Southern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2022
News & Insights
Bird Marella Elevates Ashley Bowman to Counsel
Bird Marella is proud to announce the elevation of Ashley D. Bowman to Counsel, effective July 1, 2022. Ms. Bowman, who joined the firm as an associate in 2015, practices …
Friday, July 1, 2022Go to the post
Six Bird Marella Attorneys Recognized as Top Business Litigation Attorneys in Super Lawyers Rising Star List of 2022
Six Bird Marella attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. This year includes the addition of four new attorneys, reflecting the …
Wednesday, June 8, 2022Go to the post
Bird Marella Files for TRO Against United States’ Search and Seizure of Safety Deposit Boxes Belonging to Hundreds of Customers
Bird Marella attorneys Benjamin Gluck and Ashley Bowman have filed for a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction against the United States for the unlawful search and seizure of their client’s property …
Wednesday, March 31, 2021Go to the post
Bird Marella Files Amicus Brief for Nation’s Largest Labor Union to Ensure Employment Rights for Television Series Regulars
Attorneys Ron Nessim, Tom Freeman, Ashley Bowman, and Jon Jackson were co-counsel to the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and assisted …
Friday, January 8, 2021Go to the post
Bird Marella Featured in Daily Journal’s Verdicts and Settlements
Bird Marella was recently featured in the Daily Journal’s Verdicts and Settlements in California for its victory in KST Data, Inc. v. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation. Representing plaintiff …
Friday, July 31, 2020Go to the post
Bird Marella Prevails at Trial for KST Data Inc. in Breach of Contract Suit
Attorneys Gary Lincenberg, Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk, Ashley Bowman and Jonathan Jackson prevailed in a federal bench trial, winning a multimillion-dollar judgment against Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation for client, KST …
Wednesday, June 17, 2020Go to the post