Ashley C. Lhérisson
Ashley C. Lhérisson is a litigation associate with experience in criminal defense, internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement. She has worked on criminal investigations involving insider trading, money laundering, and allegations of fraud. Ashley also has experience working in-house at a top investment bank, assisting with litigation, regulatory and law enforcement proceedings, and conducting internal investigations.
After graduating from Columbia Law School, Ashley completed a federal clerkship in New York City. During this time, she founded a graduate school admissions consulting company called Ivy Grad Services, LLC. Ivy Grad Services specializes in JD and MBA admissions consulting and provides prospective and current graduate students with guidance and advice throughout the entire grad school process. Ashley founded Ivy Grad Services to help increase the number of diverse students in top graduate programs. Through her team of JD and MBA consultants, Ivy Grad Services has helped dozens of students gain acceptance to top ranked schools and reach their professional goals.
Ashley frequently speaks at conferences, college campuses, and law schools across the country about her unique experiences as a woman of color in the legal profession. As a first-generation college graduate, and the first lawyer in her family, Ashley knows firsthand the importance of mentorship and networking, which is why she created Ivy Grad Services. Through her company, Ashley connects future lawyers and business leaders with well-trained and well-credentialed professionals that are willing to pay it forward using their knowledge and expertise of the admissions process and their respective industries.
Ashley’s professional affiliations include the Ms. JD board of directors, the Pipeline to Practice Foundation board, and the Seizing Every Opportunity junior leadership board. She is also a member of the Women in the Legal Profession committee at the New York City Bar, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and the Association of Black Women Attorneys. Ashley is barred in New York and California and has been recognized for her legal and community work by The National Black Lawyers Association’s, 40 Under 40 List.
Ashley C. Lhérisson, Esq.
Founder | Ivy Grad Services, LLC