Ashley C. Lhérisson

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Adjunct Professor of Law

  • Ashley C. Lhérisson is a Senior Associate in the New York office of WilmerHale LLP. Ms. Lhérisson focuses her practice on complex securities litigation and enforcement matters, as well as government and internal investigations. She has experience representing global corporations, financial institutions and individuals in investigations and enforcement proceedings before the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and other regulatory organizations.

    Ms. Lhérisson previously served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert D. Sack at the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, a law clerk for the Honorable Jane A. Restani at the US Court of International Trade, and a legal secondee at Goldman Sachs.

    Ms. Lhérisson is also the founder of Ivy Grad Services LLC, a graduate school admissions consulting business that helps students successfully navigate the admissions process for JD and MBA programs. Through Ivy Grad Services, Ms. Lhérisson is able to continue her commitment to mentorship by helping diverse students reach their graduate school goals.

    Professional Affiliations

    Ms. Lhérisson has been recognized by The National Black Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40 lawyer for the past five years and named on the 2022 Rising List by the National Association of Women Lawyers. Ms. Lhérisson currently serves as Co-Chair of the SEO Junior Leadership Board and Co-Chair of the Pipeline to Practice Foundation. Ms. Lhérisson is also the former Governance Chair of Ms. JD’s Board of Directors and a former member of the New York City Bar Association’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee. Ms. Lhérisson is licensed to practice law in New York, California, and the District of Columbia.


    J.D., Columbia Law School
    B.A., Columbia University