Ashley L. Toth


Ashley focuses her practice on the defense of claims made and suits brought against various insureds in the professional liability practice group, concentrating primarily on employment law and civil rights matters. She was introduced to Marshall Dennehey when she started working as a summer law clerk in 2008. 

Ashley graduated magna cum laude from Monmouth University in 2006 with a major in Finance and minor in Spanish. She then attended Rutgers School of Law-Camden and received her juris doctor in 2009, with high honors. 

During law school, Ashley participated in the Civil Practice Clinic and Domestic Violence Clinic. She was also a teaching assistant in professional responsibility. 

Prior to entering law school, Ashley spent a summer interning with the Honorable Steven P. Perskie in the New Jersey Superior Court, Atlantic County. She also worked with the general counsel at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, handling entertainment contracts. 

Classes/Seminars Taught

Employment Law Seminar, NJAA East Coast Expo, February 19, 2020

Employment Law Ethics Panel, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2017, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2017

Navigating OSHA's New Rule on Injury and Illness Reporting & Anti-Retaliation, Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey, Vineland, NJ, October 20, 2016

Social Media Issues in Employment: Mock Trial Panelist, presented to client group, Philadelphia, PA - May 2014

The New Jersey Tort Claims Act: Presented to insurance broker group for a global insurance carrier, New York, NY - February 2014

Co-presented: the Tri-Partite Relationship and Coverage Issues: Presented to insurance broker group for a global insurance carrier, New York, NY - November 2013

Anti-Discrimination Law in New Jersey: Risks, Responsibilities and Developments "What you need to know" - Client seminar, May 2013

Co-presented: New Anti-Bullying Laws in New Jersey, and How They Affect School Districts and Liability Under the NJLAD.  Presented to claims professionals for a global insurance carrier, New York, NY - October 2012

Published Works

"How Changing Cannabis Laws are Affecting HR Policies in New Jersey", New Jersey Defense, Spring 2021

"Post-Accident Drug Testing under OSHA’s New Rule," Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 2, June 2017

"Can Employers Contractually Limit an Employee’s Statute of Limitations? The Effect of Employment Contracts in New Jersey," Defense Digest, Vol. 22, No. 2, June 2016

Case Law Alerts, regular contributor, 2013-present

New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden (J.D., 2009)
Monmouth University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2006)
Honors & awards
Reed Smith Award for Clinical Excellence, 2009
Associations & memberships
Camden County Bar Association
Year joined