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Ashley Felton Eckerly


(312) 980-6775
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400 Renaissance Center
Suite 2600
Detroit, MI 48243

One North Franklin
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606


J.D., cum laude, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2009

B.B.A., cum laude, Michigan State University, 2006


Rising Stars® distinction in the fields of Personal Injury - Products: Defense and Employment Litigation: Defense (2014-2019, Law & Politics)

Ashley Eckerly is a Partner in the Gordon & Rees Detroit office. Her practice involves general defense in all areas of the law, including mass tort, personal injury, wrongful death, contract and insurance disputes, non-compete violations, professional liability, and product liability matters. She has appeared as counsel in cases filed throughout Michigan and Illinois.

She serves as national counsel for several clients involved in toxic tort and product liability actions throughout the country, which requires her to regularly analyze choice of law, personal jurisdiction, and a number of other issues consistently raised in multi-state litigation. She has trial experience and is familiar with all aspects of discovery and motion practice under the Michigan, Illinois, and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Her integrity and work ethic are unparalleled and she takes great pride in consistently keeping her clients updated and making them part of the decision-making process.

Ms. Eckerly earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2009 and graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A., cum laude, in General Business Administration in 2006. She remains a die-hard Spartan fan to this day. Her background also includes an internship at the Lincoln Hall of Juvenile Justice where she obtained experience in family law, including juvenile offenses and family custody disputes.


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit


Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association