Ashley Rouse

Attorney -  


Phone: 608.283.7547


Ashley is an associate with a general law practice and is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Labor and Employment practice groups. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Ashley spent two summers as a law clerk with the firm during law school. Ashley’s real estate practice encompasses commercial and residential transactions, as well as litigation. She also advises employers on a wide range of legal issues pertaining to employment relations.

Ashley is originally from the windy city of Chicago and is also licensed to practice law in Illinois. 

Admitted to Practice
  • Wisconsin State Courts
  • Western District of Wisconsin
  • Illinois
Honors and Recognitions
  • Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers (WAAL) – VelanDale Scholar
Publications and Contributions
  • Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal “The Recent Amendments to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure” (Spring 2016, Issue 1)
  • Wisconsin School News (Wisconsin Association of School Boards)
    • Co-Author “Board Duties and Obligations and Potential Ramifications for Non-Compliance” (April 2016)
    • Co-Author “Unemployment Benefits Under the New Misconduct and Substantial Fault Standards” (November 2015)
    • Co-Author “Recent Cases and Important Issues Related to Public Participation” (August 2014)
    • Co-Author “Accommodating Parents and Visitors with Disabilities in Schools” (September 2013)
Professional Memberships
  • Member, Dane County Bar Association
  • Member, Wisconsin School Attorneys Association
  • Programming Committee, Greater Madison Area Society for Human Resource Management
  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2015
    • Advanced Opportunity Fellow
    • Research Assistant – Professor Cecelia Klingele
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A. (2010)
    • President’s Award – Merit Scholar
Interesting Facts

In her free time, Ashley enjoys kickboxing, cooking and spending time with her Yorkshire Terrier.