Attorney Ashley M. McDow, of BakerHostetler in Los Angeles, California, is a 2006 graduate of Loyola Law School. While in law school, Ms. McDow externed for the Honorable Janice C. Croft of the Los Angeles Superior Court in Pasadena, as well as the Honorable Erithe A. Smith of the United States Bankruptcy Court, working on both her trial and appellate calendar. Prior to attending law school, Ms. McDow attended the University of Washington, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in both Political Science and English.
Since graduating law school, Ms. McDow’s practice has involved insolvency, commercial, business, and real estate litigation, creditor’s rights, business and secured transactions and representation of financial institutions. Ms. McDow’s experience includes the representation of financial institutions obtaining receivers, lenders documenting loan transactions, receivers in complex Ponzi scheme cases, and trustees and assignees for the benefit of creditors in the prosecution of avoidance actions.
Ms. McDow has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition for the years of 2011, 2012, and 2013 – an honor bestowed on attorneys under the age of 40 and which includes no more than 2.5% of lawyers in each state. Ms. McDow’s professional affiliations include Program Co-Chair of the Commercial Law Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and Editor on the Editorial Board of California Bankruptcy Journal. Ms. McDow has also authored a number of publications, on topics ranging from perfection of security interests in intellectual property to enforcing state court judgments in bankruptcy.
Ms. McDow is also a member of the CLLA.