Ashley ParrishPartner-in-Charge, Dallas

Mr. Parrish, the partner-in-charge of the Dallas office, has extensive trial, litigation and arbitration experience representing a wide variety of clients, both foreign and domestic, in diverse areas of the law.

Principal Practice Areas

Education

  • St. Mary’s School of Law (J.D., 1991)
    • The Order of Barristers
    • Board of Advocates
    • The Inns of Court
  • Texas Christian University, (B.A., 1986)
  • Take Nothing Judgment on behalf of Lloyd’s broker in suit alleging damages in excess of $20 million affirmed by Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas at Dallas. Insurance Alliance v. Lake Texoma Highport, LLC and Bowood Partners, Limited, 452 S.W.3d 57.
  • Obtained Directed Verdict in products liability suit against manufacturer.
  • Lead counsel in Federal Court in products liability case involving four fatality fire. Case settled after three days of trial.
  • Lead counsel in numerous cases on behalf of overseas insurance brokers.
  • Lead counsel in shareholder derivative suit on behalf of foreign shareholders in U.S. litigation.Lead counsel on behalf of
  • lender in breach of contract case where $1.9 million settlement achieved.
  • Obtained Judgment N.O.V. in suit awarding damages against real estate professional.
  • Successfully pursued multiple cases involving unfair competition claims, achieving equitable and legal relief for clients harmed by theft of trade secrets, breach of nondisclosure agreements, and breach of covenants not-to-compete.
  • Licensed to practice law in Texas, 1991
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Marathon (formerly Dallas White Rock Marathon) Board of Trustees
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • DRI Professional Liability Steering Committee
  • DRI Professional Liability Program Marketing Co-Chair
  • “Spoliation of Evidence – A case law overview of the duty to preserve evidence,” Fidelity National Title Guaranty, May 2015, Omaha, NE
  • “Interaction Between United States and London Brokers”, DRI Today, December 12, 2013
  • “Two Nations Separated By A Common Language”, DRI Today, November 18, 2013
  • “Limiting the Use of the Business Judgment Rule”, DRI Today, September 23, 2013
  • “Responding to Written Discovery Requests and Depositions by Oral Examination in U.S. Litigation”, Griffin Insurance Technical Forum, January 15, 2013, London, England
  • “An Overview of Camacho v. Whirlpool; Issues for Product Liability Defense”, April 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • “Foreign Broker Litigation in the U.S”, January 2010, London, England
  • “Risk Management Issues For The Managed Care Industry in 2005 A Non-Healthcare Attorney’s Perspective”, October 17, 2005, Los Angeles, California