Hare Wynn attorney, Ashley Peinhardt was elected to the Birmingham Bar Association’s 2018 Executive Committee on Friday, Dec. 8 as a member-at-large.
Ashley received her law degree from the Cumberland School of Law, and joined Hare Wynn in 2010. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, birth trauma, dram shop, nursing home negligence and class actions.
She has several multi-million dollar verdicts including her first trial that resulted in a $15 million dollar verdict which she successfully argued on appeal in front of the Alabama Supreme Court. She has been recognized for her legal abilities by many publications including being named by AL.com’s 2015 “Women Who Shape the State”, B-Metro Magazine’s “Top Women Lawyers”, National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40”, Super Lawyers “Rising Star” and the Birmingham Business Journal as a “Rising Star of Law”.
The Birmingham Bar Association is governed by its Executive Committee, which is comprised of three elected officers (President, President-elect, and Secretary-Treasurer), the immediate Past President, the President or Chair of each Section of the Association, a representative of the Alabama State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners, the representative designated by the Magic City Bar Association, and ten at-large members.
The purposes of the Association are to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession, to promote the administration of justice, to exercise a constructive influence among members of the profession and the life of the community, to promote needed legal reform, to cultivate a spirit of collegiality and goodwill among its members, and to further their continuing legal education.