Ashley Paholski represents clients in all areas of the construction industry, including owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties, and design professionals with respect to contract drafting and negotiation, and dispute resolution. She is a member of the firm’s Construction Group.
Ashley assists with all claims that can arise during the course of construction projects, including payment disputes, delay claims, mechanic’s liens filings and foreclosures, surety bond claims, and allegations of defective design or construction. She also assists in resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.
Contract Procurement and Project Delivery
Ashley engages in reviewing design and construction contracts in both the public and private sectors, including representation of institutional owners, private developers, public owners, and design and construction professionals in a wide range of industries, including education, healthcare, manufacturing, government, commercial, industrial, and retail.
Ashley is committed to performing Pro Bono work. She is currently assisting with the Connecticut Appleseed Special Education Funding Costs project to help assess how school districts deal with the costs of special education. While in law school, Ashley received Exceptional Pro Bono Recognition for completing more than 200 hours of Pro Bono service.
Ashley also was an executive submissions editor for the Georgetown Law Journal of Legal Ethics, and authored the article “Court Is Now in Session, the Honorable Judge Belittler Presiding on the Matter: I Will Compromise Your Trial Today,” 30 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 951 (2017). Additionally, she was a student attorney for the school’s D.C. Law Students in Court clinical program, which provides legal representation and counseling to low-income residents in the District of Columbia. Ashley also interned for the Honorable Fern Flannigan Saddler at the D.C. Superior Court, where her responsibilities included drafting bench memoranda and researching and reviewing new cases.