Christopher Ash focuses his practice on representing clients in business law and estate planning/probate, in addition employment, commercial litigation, personal injury and mediation/dispute resolution. In his more than 16 years of practicing law, he has represented individuals, small business, and national/international companies such as Sony, Bass Pro Shops, Smith & Wesson, DHL, Coach USA, Tracker Marine, and Kroger.
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. He joined Fishman Jackson Ronquillo in 2013.
Chris believes that litigation is not always necessary to resolve legal disputes. As a certified mediator with nearly two decades of experience, Chris is often able to negotiate a peaceful, successful resolution, saving his clients the stress and expense of a courtroom battle.
Chris’ legal acumen and dedication have earned him numerous accolades, including Outstanding Young Attorney by Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters.