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Ashleigh Morpeau

Associate
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Ashleigh is an associate in Benesch's Litigation Practice Group based in the firm’s Chicago office. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation matters. Ashleigh is a skilled litigator having represented clients in administrative hearings and having 2nd chaired a breach of contract trial in state court. She has experience in virtually all aspects of pre-trial litigation, including drafting procedural and dispositive motions, conducting witness depositions and conducting all aspects of the discovery process.

Prior to joining Benesch, Ashleigh was a commercial litigation associate at an AmLaw 200 firm and Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Illinois Attorney General where she prosecuted claims under Illinois labor laws on behalf of the Illinois Department of Labor.

  • EDUCATION

    • Northwestern University School of Law, 2015, J.D.
      • cum laude
      • Articles Editor, Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy
      • Teaching Assistant, International Business Law Negotiations
      • Teaching Assistant, Contracts
    • University at Albany, State University of New York, 2011, B.A., Political Science
      • summa cum laude
      • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
      • Recipient of the Frederick Douglass Scholarship
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois