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Ashley Barnes



Ashley Barnes is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice area and focuses on construction litigation and counseling. Ashley represents owners, developers, construction managers and contractors throughout all phases of construction – from contract negotiation through and beyond completion. She has significant experience drafting and negotiating a wide array of construction agreements, as well as advising and representing clients in connection with disputes and claims through litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Ashley also represents design professionals, including architects and engineers, in connection with construction defect disputes and in defense of professional liability claims.

Before Bowditch

Before joining Bowditch, Ashley was an associate at Am Law 100 firms in Boston and New York City and focused on construction law. She also worked as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department’s Commercial & Real Estate Litigation division where she defended the City of New York and its agencies in complex construction litigation involving contractual disputes.


  • Boston Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York


  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School
  • B.S., Boston University
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