Ashley Fernandez


An attorney in Dickinson Wright's Troy office, Ashley counsels clients on intellectual property, data privacy and cybersecurity, and commercial and business litigation matters. Ashley is an alum of Michigan State University where she graduated, with Honor, with a degree in Journalism and a degree in Political Science Pre-Law. Ashley received her Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University Law School where she served on the Editorial Board of The George Washington International Law Review.

Ashley has previous experience interning at the Michigan Supreme Court, the Executive Office of the Governor, 52-4 District Court, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Federal Trade Commission.



Education & Credentials


George Washington University Law School

  • The George Washington International Law Review, Editorial Board, Online Editor
  • Honors: Dean’s Recognition for Professional Development

Michigan State University

B.A. (Hons)
  • Political Science Pre-Law and Journalism (Double Major)
  • Minor in Law, Justice, and Public Policy; Concentration in International Reporting
  • Honors: Dean’s List; Political Science Scholar; Mary Gardner Scholar
  • Awards: Outstanding Leadership Award ; Outstanding Achievement in Journalism

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Professional Involvement

  • Federal Trade Commission, Office of International Affairs, International Consumer Protection Legal Extern (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan, Legal Intern for Criminal and Civil Division (Detroit, MI)
  • Michigan Supreme Court, Digital Media and Communications Intern (Lansing, MI)
  • 52-4 District Court, Judicial Intern (Troy, MI)
  • Executive Office of the Governor, Legislative Affairs Intern (Lansing, MI)
  •  Privacy+Security Academy (Volunteer)



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