Ashley C. Lhérisson is an associate in the Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Practice Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She represents clients in a broad range of government enforcement actions and internal investigations. In 2020, Ashley was seconded to a leading multinational financial services firm, where she assisted with litigation & regulatory proceedings.

Ashley received a B.A. from Columbia University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. Prior to joining the firm, Ashley served as a law clerk for the Honorable Jane A. Restani on the United States Court of International Trade.



Top 40 Under 40, The National Black Lawyers (2019–2021)

Adjunct Professor, Fordham University School of Law

Memberships & Affiliations

New York City Bar Association

Metropolitan Black Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017, New York
  • 2017, California (inactive)
  • 2020, District of Columbia (inactive)


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2017

    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Pro Bono Scholar

    Columbia Journal of Transnational Law

  • Columbia UniversityB.A., Political Sciencecum laude2012