Ashlee Paxton-Turner studies the intersection of corporate law and governance and constitutional law. She is particularly interested in the ways in which corporations can contribute to the dialogue around social and political issues and the value of public debate and civil discourse to a functioning, enduring, and inclusive democracy.
Ashlee received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and her law degree from Duke. At Duke, she served as an Articles Editor on the Duke Law Journal. Ashlee practiced law at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. in the corporate and securities group and later in the business litigation group. She clerked for the Honorable Eduardo C. Robreno on the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King on the Fifth Circuit. Before law school, Ashlee was a Teach For America corps member and taught high school mathematics in Oxford, North Carolina.