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Ashley L. Taylor,, American lawyer, federal commissioner. Bar: Virginia, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1999, United States District Court (eastern Virginia district) 1999, United States Supreme Court. Named a Virginia Super Lawyer, 2006-2009; named one of Top 40 Under 40, Style Weekly, 2007, 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America, National Law Journal, 2008.

Background

Taylor,, Ashley L. was born in 1968 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, 1990. Juris Doctor, Washington & Lee School Law, Lexington, 1993.

Career

Law clerk to honorary David A. Faber United States District Court, 1993—1995. Associate Kaufman & Canoles, Norfolk, Virginia, 1995—1998. Deputy attorney general State of Virginia, 1998—2001.

Associate Troutman Sanders LLP, Richmond, Virginia, 2001—2002, partner, since 2003, member executive committee, since 2004. Commissioner United States Commission on Civil Rights, since 2004. Former director Virginia Military Institute Athletic Association.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virginia, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1999, United States District Court (eastern Virginia district) 1999, United States Supreme Court.

Membership

Member Commission on Virginia Courts in the 21st Century. Member of American Bar Association (chairman state attorney general subcommittee, former member executive council, young lawyers division, State and Local Government Section Up and Comer of Year 1999), Virginia Bar Association (former member executive committee, young lawyers division, member committee on federal judgeships, eastern district).