Ashley Peinhardt

Ashley Peinhardt

Ashley’s practice is concentrated in the areas of medical malpractice and she has a particular interest in birth trauma litigation. Ashley considers it an honor to stand up healthcare providers, big corporations, and insurance companies. She loves being able to be an advocate and a voice for families and children who have been victims of medical negligence.
She has had many multi million-dollar verdicts and settlements. Her first jury trial resulted in a $15 million verdict against a gas station that sold alcohol to minors without checking for identification. Ashley argued that case in front of The Alabama Supreme Court, where the verdict was affirmed, making it the largest damages judgment affirmed in 20 years.

Leadership and community service are important to Ashley, as evidenced by her involvement with the Birmingham Bar Association, Alabama Association for Justice, Alabama State Bar, and Leadership Birmingham. Ashley was also a member of the Leadership Alabama Initiative. She was on the Executive Committee of the Birmingham Bar Young Lawyers. She was elected to the Birmingham Bar Association Executive Committee in 2019. She is a member of the Birmingham Bar Foundation Board. She served as President of the Alabama Association for Justice Emerging Leaders Board. She is a member of Class 5 of the Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum and she was also a member of Class 12 of The Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum.

Outside of the courtroom, Ashley is an Adjunct Professor at Cumberland School of Law where she teaches Trial Advocacy. Ashley has coached the Hoover High School Trial Team and HASS trial teams. She has taught public speaking and critical thinking skills at Restoration Academy, a school for at-risk, inner-city children. She loves being a mom to her six-year-old daughter, Charlotte.