areas of expertise
Ashley is an experienced courtroom advocate focusing on commercial and intellectual property and legal ethics litigation.
Ashley advises and advocates for clients in a wide range of industries including technology, consumer goods, art, video games, entertainment, and legal. She represents clients in civil and criminal matters pending in state and federal court throughout the country and has counseled businesses and individuals in false advertising, breach of contract, copyright infringement, artwork provenance, and legal malpractice issues. Lawyers of Color included Ashley in their 2023 "Hot List" for her noteworthy accomplishments and involvement in diversity initiatives.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ashley was an attorney in The Bronx Defenders’ Criminal Defense Practice. Ashley has litigated hundreds of cases from arraignment to resolution, including achieving acquittals in jury trials. She has also conducted successful pretrial suppression hearings challenging searches and other types of evidence.
Before law school, Ashley taught primary special education in Milwaukee and freshman algebra in Chicago. She also worked for the International Innovation Corps as the Assistant Director of Operations during the organization’s founding year.
Ashley is admitted to practice in New York and the United State District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
awards & recognition
Lawyers of Color: Hot List 2023
New York University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2017)
Cardinal Stritch University (M.A., 2013)
University of Chicago (B.A., 2010)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
news & press
40 Frankfurt Kurnit Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers New York Metro List for 2023
Super Lawyers magazine lists 40 Frankfurt Kurnit attorneys in its 2023 NY-metro edition. Read more.
Lawyers of Color: Hot List 2023
Lawyers of Color included Ashley K. Alger and Alycia S. Tulloch in their 2023 “Hot List,” which recognizes junior and mid-level attorneys who exemplify integrity, high-achievement, leadership, and a passion for diversity. Read more.
Attys Behind ChatGPT Fiasco Apologize To Client, 7 Judges
Law360 mentions Ronald C. Minkoff, Tyler Maulsby, and Ashley Alger as counsel to attorney Steven Schwartz and his firm Levidow Levidow & Oberman, who submitted a brief prepared by artificial intelligence that cited nonexistent case law. (Behind paywall) View Article
Lawyers Blame ChatGPT For Tricking Them Into Citing Bogus Case Law
ABC News, Bloomberg News, Courthouse News Service, Law360, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, New York Law Journal, and The New York Post mention Tyler Maulsby, Ronald C. Minkoff, and Ashley Alger as counsel to attorney Steven Schwartz and Levidow Levidow & Oberman, P.C., whose court filings included fake case citations generated by ChatGPT. Read more.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz to Represent Lawyer Facing Sanctions for ‘Unprecedented’ ChatGPT-Generated Fake Case Captions
New York Law Journal mentions Ronald C. Minkoff, Tyler Maulsby, and Ashley Alger as counsel to Steven Schwartz and Levidow, Levidow & Oberman, who submitted ChatGPT-generated citations in an injury-related brief. View Article