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.
- Co-Presenter, “PHMSA Final Gas Pipeline Regulations,” Strafford Live Webinar, April 15, 2021.
- Co-Author, “PHMSA Publishes Gas Regulatory Reform Final Rule,” The PIOGA Press, February 2021.
- Co-Author, “PHMSA Publishes Gas Regulatory Reform Final Rule,” Babst Calland Pipeline Safety Alert, January 12, 2021.
- Co-Author, “Congress Reauthorizes Pipeline Safety act as Part of Year-End Spending and COVID-19 Relief Package,” Babst Calland Pipeline Safety Alert, December 23, 2020.
- Author, “FTC Issues Settlement Requiring Zoom to Implement Robust Information Security Program in Response to Years of Deceptive Security Practices,” Babst Calland Emerging Technologies Perspective, November 19, 2020.
- Co-Presenter, “Data Privacy Update- Ensuring Compliance Amidst on Evolving Regulatory Landscape,” Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association for Corporate Counsel, September 29, 2020.
- Author, “FTC Investigation of Twitter for Alleged Privacy Violations Reinforces Need for Strong Privacy Policies and Practices,” Babst Calland Emerging Technologies Perspectives, August 18, 2020.
- Co-Author, “PHMSA Proposes Regulatory Reforms for Natural Gas Pipelines,” Babst Calland Pipeline Safety Alert, June 10, 2020.
- Co-Author, “PHMSA Proposes New Guidance for Farm Taps,” The PIOGA Press, May 2020.
- Co-Author, “PHMSA Proposes New Guidance for Farm Taps,” Babst Calland Pipeline Safety Alert, April 22, 2020.
- Co-Author, “Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic NHTSA Issues First Proposed Rule Modifying the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to Remove Barriers to Automated Vehicles,” Babst Calland Transportation Safety Alert, April 8, 2020.
- Co-Author, “Trump Administration Partners with US DOT in Releasing New Autonomous Vehicle Guidance,” Babst Calland Emerging Technologies Alert, January 9, 2020.
- Co-Author, “PHMSA Publishes Three Final Rules Substantially Amending the Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations,” The PIOGA Press, November 2019.
- Co-Author, “What Producers Need to Know about PHMSA and FERC – Jurisdiction and Changes Ahead,” RMMLF Special Institute Midstream Oil & Gas from the Upstream Perspective, February 2018.
- Co-Author, “How the RTO Stakeholder Process Affects Market Efficiency,” RStreet, October 2017.
- Co-Author, “Planning for the Sun to Come Up: How Nevada and California Explain the Future of Net Metering,” San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law, June 2017.
Ashleigh H. Krick
- Emerging Technologies
- Transportation Safety
- Energy & Natural Resources
- Mobility, Transport & Safety
- District of Columbia
B.S. in Public Policy, James Madison University, '14
Masters in Energy Regulation and Law, Vermont Law School, cum laude, '17
J.D.. Vermont Law School, magna cum laude, '17