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Ashley R. Hardy

Ashley R. Hardy


Ashley Hardy is an attorney focusing her practice on asbestos and product liability litigation matters. Prior to joining Bowman and Brooke, her practice surrounded the defense of insurance matters. 

Ashley is well versed in managing cases from inception to conclusion. She conducted legal research and analysis and developed and executed litigation strategies. Ashley has drafted pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions and has conducted extensive civil discovery, including fact investigation, exhibit management and document review. She has also retained experts, taken and defended depositions, handled motions practice, including oral argument, and represented clients in mediations and arbitrations.

Outside the office, Ashley enjoys hiking with her husband and dog in and around Phoenix as well as making jewelry. A native of Maryland, she enjoys traveling to beach destinations in the U.S. and abroad.


Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2019


  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., 2018

    CALI Excellence of the Future Award in Contracts

    William H. Pedrick Scholar

    Sustainability Law Student Research Fellow

    Sustainability Law Student Scholar

    Environmental Law Society, President

    Black Law Student Association, Vice President

    Government and Public Interest Law Student Association, Founding Member and Vice President of Finance

  • Salisbury University, B.S., 2013

    Major: Business Administration - Economics

    Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economic Honor Society

    Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

    Delta Gamma Fraternity


Professional Associations

    • Arizona Black Bar
    • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
    • State Bar of Arizona
      —Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Executive Council Member At Large, 2021 – 2022
      —Young Lawyer’s Division
      —Young Lawyer’s Division, Liaison for the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section, 2019 – 2021

Recent News, Events and Blogs


  • "Policy Meltdown: How Climate Change is Driving Excessive Nuclear Energy Investment," Co-Author, Buffalo Environmental Law Journal, 2018