Obtained a multi-million dollar settlement for a subcontractor involving the Notre Dame Football stadium in South Bend, Indiana
Successfully settled disputes with the owner and subcontractors on behalf of a construction manager on a $60 million project in North Jersey
Successfully brought bid protests on behalf of clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Successfully resolved a dispute on behalf of an owner involving condominium associations, the architect, and the engineers with respect to structural issues on a parking garage
Successfully litigated and reached a favorable settlement on behalf of an electrical contractor for a public project in New Jersey involving a $38 million solar contract.
Ashling is an experienced litigator with a multi-faceted practice. With 15 years of construction litigation experience, she successfully represents subcontractors, contractors, owners, design-builders, and construction managers on both public and private projects. Ashling regularly serves as counsel in complex construction cases involving project delays, disruptions, and inefficiencies. In addition, she has prosecuted and defended mechanics’ liens, bond claims, and payment claim matters.
Ashling represents clients in federal and state courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including at the appellate level. When appropriate, she is a proponent of settlement through cost-effective means, including mediation and arbitration.
In addition to her construction litigation practice, Ashling is also an ATIXA-certified Level One Civil Rights Investigator and a member of the firm’s Title IX Group. She conducts investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment, and other acts of misconduct at institutions of higher education. When conducting Title IX investigations, Ashling partners with a second ATIXA-certified investigator with a law enforcement background and extensive trauma-informed training. This unique, two investigator model has proven to be an effective method for conducting investigations.
Ashling is a co-editor of the firm’s newsletter, Construction in Brief. While in law school, she was the managing editor of the Rutgers Law Journal. Ashling is conversationally fluent in Spanish.