Ashley Waddoups

Salt Lake City

Ashley Waddoups is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing her practice on commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters. Ashley is experienced in researching and drafting memoranda, briefs, and a variety of other legal documents. Prior to Ballard Spahr, Ashley served as a law clerk in the Litigation Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office, where she assisted in the defense of state school districts, public universities, and a wide variety of state departments.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Family Justice Center Clinic, Legal Aid, 2020

CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project, Legal Aid, 2019

Recognition & Accomplishments

A.H. Christensen Memorial Award for Excellence in Advocacy, 2020


“Schools to Students: Post That, and You Won’t Play,” 2019 BYU L. REV. 837, 2020



J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University (J.D. 2020)
Lead Note and Comment Editor, Associate Editor, BYU Law Review
Selected to join BYU’s first National Institute of Trial Advocacy Training
Competing Member of BYU's National Moot Court Team

Utah State University (B.S. 2017)