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Ashley N. Higginson

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+1.517.483.4912
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+1.517.487.2070
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+1.517.374.6304
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Education

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Princeton University, B.A.

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Ashley Higginson's practice focuses on employment and labor issues, with particular experience in education matters.

Ashley has extensive experience working with public school districts, charter and private schools, and schools for students with disabilities. Her work includes matters involving boards of education, the Open Public Records Act, FERPA, teacher tenure, special education and 504 accommodations, teacher tenure charges, harassment and discrimination claims, public bidding and union negotiation.

Ashley has also assisted with real estate and land use matters for public and private clients. She has helped clients obtain and appeal land use approvals and denials for commercial and mixed use projects, and has assisted with commercial real estate leasing, sale, acquisition and litigation.

Honors

Middle distance runner: U.S. Olympic Alternate, Pan-American & NACAC Gold Medalist, 3-time Collegiate All-American, 5-time National Champion

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

AthleteBiz, Board Member

Covenant House, Board Member

Teaching

Seton Hall Law School, guest lecturer

Publications

"Abbott Gets an F; Courts Can Provide Extra Credit," 16 Rutgers Race & L. Rev. 289 (2015)