BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Brian Ashe - 2nd Term
An attorney whose main areas of practice are complex litigation, class and collective actions, and counseling, Brian has been named one of the leading US lawyers for employment law according to Chambers USA every year since 2009, credited as "having ‘an almost encyclopedic knowledge’ of labor and employment law." Brian is routinely honored by The Legal 500 as one of America’s leading employment litigation lawyers (Legalese Ltd.). Brian was recognized in BTI Consulting Group's BTI Client Service All-Stars report. He is recognized as a leader in his field in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.) (2018-2022) and has been rated as a "star" in Tier 1 of Benchmark Litigation’s survey of the finest employment lawyers in the United States every year since its inception in 2018. Brian was listed as one of a handful of The Daily Journal’s Top Labor and Employment Lawyers in California in 2019. In 2018, he was awarded the Financial Times "Innovative Lawyer" commendation for his U.S. Supreme Court victory establishing the scope of the Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower law. Brian is the Chair of Seyfarth’s Partner Board, a recipient of the firm’s Mike Warner Award for "sacrifice, team work and legal excellence," is the only partner ever to have received Seyfarth’s "Inspirational Leader Award" for his dedication to helping others in need.