Ashley R. Dobbs
2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201
Ashley R. Dobbs is a shareholder with Bean, Kinney & Korman, practicing in the areas of intellectual property and business transactions. She focuses on helping clients benefit from their ideas and assets through corporate formation, business transactions and by protecting their intellectual property.
Ashley also actively represents clients in a variety of animal-related matters, including transactional matters and providing for their pets through estate planning. She was recently interviewed on such matters and featured in the book, The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom.
For 15 years prior to law school, Ashley worked for a large consulting company and several of her own entrepreneurial ventures. She worked with corporate leaders on strategic planning, brand marketing, business process improvement and employee communication. Ashley’s blend of business and legal background gives her a unique focus on the intersection of business and law and the client’s business objectives.
Ashley maintains a deep commitment to community service and has served as a board member, volunteer and fundraiser for a long list of community and charitable organizations throughout her career. Ashley is currently serving a 3-year term on the U.S. Board of Directors for PetSmart Charities®. She chaired the committee that supported the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Hotline from 2005 to 2008, serves as a legal advisor to several animal welfare organizations, and chairs the ABA’s Animal Law Committee team developing continuing education programs.