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Christopher Ash

Phone: 214-295-2901

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Christopher Ash practices out of our Mesquite Office of Fishman Jackson Ronquillo and has more than 12 years of experience as a lawyer. Chris became interested in law after interning with the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in 1996, and working as a research assistant on the biography of Chief Justice Warren Burger at the College of William & Mary in Virginia in 1997. He returned to Texas to study law and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 2001. While attending law school, Chris worked on the Texas Journal of Business Law and received the Dean’s Achievement Award for highest grade.

After graduation, Chris began his legal career in the Dallas office of New York-based Wilson Elser, LLP, practicing in the litigation section. In 2007, he accepted the invitation to join a Dallas firm acting as oversight counsel for Lloyd’s of London syndicates, where he also conducted risk management reviews for national transportation companies. In 2009, Chris decided to return to the front lines of litigation and dispute resolution. In 2010 he partnered with Steve Shaver, changing the Shaver Law Firm to Shaver & Ash, PLLC. and in 2013 he joined Fishman Jackson.

Chris has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants. His representative clients include individuals, small business, and national/international companies such as Sony, Bass Pro Shops, Smith & Wesson, DHL, Coach USA, Tracker Marine, and Kroger.

Chris is married with four children. The son of a 20-year U.S. Army Veteran he has lived in numerous states and three foreign countries, and enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, skiing, and spending time outdoors.

  • AWARDS

    • Recognized as an “Outstanding Young Lawyer, Business Litigation” in Texas Monthly’s 2013 listing for “Top Attorneys.”
    • Recognized as a “Rising Star” (attaining a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement) in the 2013 listing for “Super Lawyers.”
  • Education

    • University of Texas School of Law (J.D., Graduate Portfolio in Dispute Resolution, 2001)
    • University of Sydney, School of Law (ad hoc Exchange Student, 2000)
    • Brigham Young University (B.A., Cum Laude, 1997)
  • AREAS OF PRACTICE / EXPERIENCE

    Commercial Litigation

    • Breach of Contract
    • Covenants Not to Compete
    • Deceptive Trade Practices
    • Consumer/Credit Law
    • Professional Malpractice
    • General Business
    • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
    • Fraud
  • Personal Injury / Property Damage

    • Product Liability
    • Premises Liability
    • Transportation (Trucking, Automobile, Buses, Railroad)
    • Fire/Flood Damage
    • Wrongful Death
    • Toxic Torts
    • General Negligence
  • Dispute Resolution

    • Certified Mediator
  • Labor / Employment Litigation

    • Non-subscribing Employers
    • Race, Gender and Age Discrimination
    • Retaliatory Discharge
    • Non-Compete Provisions
    • Employment Agreements
  • Insurance Defense / Insurance Coverage

    • Personal Injury and Property Damage
    • Duty to Defend
  • Estate Planning

    • Wills
    • Trusts
    • Powers of Attorney
  • Transactional / Asset Protection

    • Business Formation (Corporations, LLC’s, Partnerships, etc.)
    • Contracts
    • Commercial Leases
    • Trademarks
  • LICENSED

    • Texas 2001
    • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas
  • LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Texas State Bar Association
    • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
    • Rockwall County Bar Association
  • COMMUNITY

    • Member of Mesquite Chamber of Commerce
    • Provide free legal services to local charities and outreach programs

Christopher Ash | Attorney at Law | Fishman Jackson Ronquillo | cash@fjrpllc.com

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