- District of Columbia
- New York
- Southern District of New York
Sexual Abuse & Catastrophic Personal Injury
Attorney Ashley Pileika takes pride in gaining meaningful relief for survivors of sexual abuse and catastrophic personal injuries who may otherwise forego the legal recourse to which they are entitled. By giving her clients a voice, she helps survivors evolve into changemakers.
Ashley’s portfolio includes time at the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia where she assisted the Judicial Attaché coordinate bilateral criminal investigations to extradite some of the world’s most dangerous predators to the U.S. where they faced federal prosecution. Additionally, Ashley has received extensive training and regularly volunteered with rape crisis centers. As many assault survivors choose to pursue criminal charges in conjunction with their civil cases, Ashley is uniquely-qualified to support these clients.
As a member of the New York Bar and D.C. Bar, Ashley is the face of Forester Haynie’s East Coast operations. Ashley’s experience also includes representation of plaintiffs in class and collective actions for wage and hour violations, civil rights violations, defective products, pharmaceutical injuries, data breaches, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. Ashley was part of the legal team that filed the first nationwide class action against JUUL, the world’s largest e-cigarette manufacturer, for its deceptive marketing efforts to addict a new generation of nicotine users.
Ashley graduated with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Social and Economic Justice. Ashley received her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, where she served as Senior Articles Editor for the Notre Dame Journal of Legislation and Co-President of the Hispanic Law Students Association. Ashley, a fluent Spanish speaker, spent three years teaching fifth grade and high school social sciences at an international school in Honduras before starting law school.