Technical Excellence in Government Contracts
and Construction Matters Since 1893.
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Ashley Sherwood represents both general contractors and subcontractors on complex private and public construction projects at the state and federal level. She has assisted clients in navigating multi-party lien foreclosure actions, differing site condition claims, and a number of other contract-based claims. During law school, Ashley interned for the legal department at Intellectual Ventures and was a summer associate at Oles Morrison.

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, “Contract Clauses for Small Businesses,” Washington Center for Women in Business, webinar, July, 26, 2017
  • Author, “Filing a claim for extra work? Contractors still bear the burden of complying with notice requirements,” Construction Industry Spotlight, Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, September 29, 2016
  • Author, “Court of Federal Claims Applies Laches Doctrine to Deny Post-Award Bid Protest,” Procurement Playbook, Dec 7, 2015
  • Author, “SBA’s Expanded Mentor-Protégé Program to be Launched as a “Pilot Program” in Summer 2016?” Procurement Playbook, December 2, 2015
  • Author, “February Legal Tip: Pay Attention to the Details,” AGC of Alaska Newsletter, February 1, 2015
  • Author, “OFCCP Extends Equal Protection Rights Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity,” Procurement Playbook, December 17, 2014
  • Author, “Proposed Bill Would Give “Preferential Points” to Federal Contractors for Good Labor Practices – Could Lead to Tug O’ War with Incoming “Pro-Contractor” Congress,” Procurement Playbook, November 19, 2014
  • Author, “DOL Issues Final Rule Establishing $10.10/hour as Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” Procurement Playbook, October 28, 2014
  • Author, “Nearly 1,650 Additional Firms to Become Eligible for Small Business Set-Asides under SBA’s Proposed Size Standard Revisions,” Procurement Playbook, October 23, 2016
  • Author, “New law protects contractor proposal information,” Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, April 24, 2014
  • Author, “Downtown Seattle Hits a High Mark in Construction,” Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, August 21, 2014


  • Board Member, CREW Seattle Sound, 2018
  • Leadership Series, CREW Seattle Sound, 2017-2018
  • Member, Legal Affairs Committee, Associated General Contractors of Washington
  • Member, Women Leaders in Construction
  • Member, CREW Seattle Sound
  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017