Ashley M. Koley



Ashley Koley is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Los Angeles office where she is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.

Ashley began with Foley as a summer associate where she performed research and assisted writing briefs on patent and trade dress infringement. That summer, she co-authored an article on antitrust enforcement that was published in Antitrust Law Daily.

Prior to joining Foley, Ashley worked at a nationally recognized firm as an entertainment and sports law clerk. In her position, she prepared clients and documents for depositions, assisted in writing an opposition to a motion for summary judgment and drafted memoranda on idea theft, copyright infringement and breach of implied-in-fact contract. While at Southwestern Law School, Ashley was a clinician in the Southwestern Entertainment and the Arts Legal Clinic where she drafted a variety of contracts relating to film and television production.


  • Co-author, "Antitrust Enforcement Against Oligopolies," Antitrust Law Daily; Wolters Kluwer (October 2019)


  • Southwestern Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2020)
    • Entertainment and Media Concentration with honors
    • Board member, Southwestern Law Review
    • Clinician, Southwestern Entertainment and the Arts Legal Clinic
    • Recipient of Best Brief Award in Southwestern Law School’s Appellate Advocacy Program
    • Recipient of CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Criminal Law, Contracts, Evidence, Constitutional Law, Wills & Trusts and Business Associations
    • Recipient of Witkins Awards for Academic Excellence in Legal Research & Writing, Appellate Advocacy and Professional Responsibility
  • University of Winnipeg (B.S., 2006)


  • French


  • California