Ashleigh H. Krick

Area of Emphasis

Ashleigh Krick is an associate in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Emerging Technologies, Transportation Safety, and Energy and Natural Resources groups.

Ms. Krick’s Emerging Technologies practice includes supporting the regulatory and intellectual property needs of clients in autonomous mobility industries, including autonomous vehicles, last mile logistic and warehouse robotics, and unmanned aircraft systems.  Additionally, she advises a wide-spectrum of clients on privacy and cyber security matters, including obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Ms. Krick’s Transportation Safety work includes representing clients in a variety of pipeline and hazardous materials safety matters, including matters at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and state commissions. She advises clients throughout the United States on federal regulatory interpretive and compliance matters, incident response, enforcement proceedings, and rulemaking comment preparation. Her practice involves working with vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, start-ups, and technology companies on a wide variety of mobility, transport and safety matters, including matters before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and state Departments of Transportation. Her experience includes certification to and compliance with industry and regulatory standards, defects investigations, recall implementation, automated driving systems, and innovative safety approaches.


Ms. Krick earned her J.D. magna cum laude and Masters in Energy Regulation and Law cum laude from Vermont Law School in 2017. While in law school, she was the managing editor of the Vermont Law Review and a Research Associate at the Institute for Energy and the Environment. She was also a legal intern for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the Office of the General Counsel and Office of Administrative Litigation, where she assisted in regulatory and energy market matters. Ms. Krick received her B.S. in Public Policy from James Madison University in 2014.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Krick is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Virginia and is a member of the Virginia Bar Association.