Ashley N. Heffernan


Ashley Heffernan is an associate in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. She handles a wide range of matters including construction litigation, general liability, commercial litigation, labor law, and premises liability. Ashley also has experience with maritime law and health care liability law. Ashley handles various construction and labor law cases, involving construction accidents, construction defect claims, code violations, and building and design related deficiencies. Her clients include owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, and commercial landlords and tenants, among other clients. She has also represented doctors, healthcare facilities, charitable organizations, and city agencies. Ashley routinely retains highly-qualified experts in multiple disciplines in order to defend sophisticated matters on a variety of levels, thus contributing to successful outcomes for her clients. She has obtained positive outcomes for clients, including summary judgment and dismissal of claims with prejudice in the early stages of litigation.


Pro Bono & Philanthropy

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Civil Justice Clinic

Professional Presentations

"Forcing the Issue? New York's CPLR 8303 and Obtaining Early Dismissal of Frivolous Claims," Client Presentation, June 2021


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New Jersey
    • New York


New York State Bar Association


Villanova Charles Widger School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2020

St. Joseph's College, New York

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, 2014

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