Ashley Webber Broach is a partner in the firm’s civil litigation section. Ms. Broach has a diverse practice that includes product liability, automobile/ trucking litigation, premises liability , environmental liability and mass tort defense. She has vast experience in litigating catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases in both state and federal court and has handled several matters at the appellate level. Ms. Broach has defended some of the world’s largest heavy equipment manufacturers, automobile manufacturers and automotive parts suppliers. She also defends one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies in a wide variety of matters.
Ms. Broach received her B.A. in Public Relations, with a minor in Speech Communications, from the Henry Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia in 2000. Ms. Broach received her J.D., cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law in 2004. While in law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Board where she competed in the Evans Constitutional Law Competition and coached GSU ABA National Moot Court Team. She also studied abroad in Linz, Austria.
Ms. Broach is admitted to practice in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia. She is a member of the American Bar Association, where she is actively involved in the Women in Products Liability (“WIPL”) subcommittee. She is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association and the Defense Research Institute (DRI). Ms. Broach has been named a Georgia Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine each year since 2012, an honor reserved for only 2.5% of Georgia lawyers. Ms. Broach is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell.