Ashley M. Crooks

Ashley M. Crooks

  • Counsel
  • New York
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Ashley is Counsel in Hausfeld’s New York office with a practice focus in cybersecurity and data privacy litigation.

As a member of Hausfeld’s pioneering cybersecurity practice, Ashley is committed to advancing the law on issues surrounding technology, privacy, and data security. She is well-versed in both sides of complex litigation, with experience representing both individual and corporate clients in a variety of high-stakes commercial, mass tort, and data privacy matters in state and federal courts across the country. Ashley began her legal career at a large international law firm, where she served on national counsel teams in consolidated mass tort proceedings and multidistrict product liability litigation. Prior to joining Hausfeld, Ashley also worked for a litigation boutique in Brooklyn, NY, specializing in commercial and financial disputes.

Ashley has extensive experience in nearly every phase of complex litigation, from initial investigations and pleading, to discovery management, dispositive motion practice, settlement negotiation, fact and expert witness development, trial, and appeal. She also has significant experience in early assessment and resolution of cases, including group settlement administration.

Ashley earned her J.D. from Georgetown Law in 2015, where she served as a Legal Research and Writing Fellow and Articles Editor for the American Criminal Law Review.