Ashley L. Cooper focuses her practice on all aspects of policyholder coverage disputes and litigation, from liability assessment through trial, and appeal when necessary. Ashley began her career handling complex commercial, construction, real estate, trust, and probate litigation as well as estate planning and asset protection. Her practice now centers on construction contract and insurance analysis, representation of policyholders before, during, and after underlying litigation, and litigating suits against insurance companies at all levels.

Ashley serves on SDV's bad faith practice group and mentors incoming associates.

Ashley resides in Naples, Florida, where she continues to serve her community through her leadership roles in various local organizations and pro bono work.

Professional Associations
Collier County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Board Member (2016-present), Executive Board, 2018-2019, Vice President 2019-2020, President-Elect 2020-2021
Collier County Womens Bar Association, Inaugural Golf Clinic Chair
Michael R. N. McDonnell American Inn of Court
Southwest Florida Federal Bar Association
University of Miami School of Law, Young Alumni Committee, Board Member (2013 -present)

Speaking Engagements

RPPTL Section of the Florida Bar, August 2019 CLE - Roadmap to Coverage 

Michael R.N. McDonnell American Inn of Court, November 2018 CLE - Seeking Attorneys Fees & Costs in FL & Federal Courts 

Michael R.N. McDonnell American Inn of Court, December 2017 CLE - Technology in the Courtroom 

RPPTL Section of the Florida Bar, May 2017 CLE - 558 Notices and the Altman Decision, How GC's and Owners in Florida Should Proceed 


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