Ashley E. Horton

Ashley E. Horton is an Associate who focuses her legal talents on two diverse practice areas at Burns White. Since joining the firm, Ms. Horton has worked in the Railroad Practice Group where she handles railroad defense litigation with an emphasis on occupational illness litigation matters. In addition to her work with the Railroad Practice Group, Ms. Horton is the co-chair of the firm’s Immigration Law practice where she counsels clients on compliance issues and processes related to ever-changing immigration laws, and trains employers on better business immigration practices.

Ms. Horton’s previous experience includes a clerkship position researching various employment law matters, including retaliatory discharge, and age and disability discrimination.

Ms. Horton graduated from Duquesne University School of Law in 2011, where she received the Outstanding Appellate Brief and Oral Argument Award and served as Secretary in the Black Law Students Association. While in law school, she studied abroad in Vatican City during the summer of 2009. Ms. Horton received a B.A. in History and Psychology in May 2008 from Case Western Reserve University. At Case Western, she was actively involved in athletics, serving as the Varsity Women’s Basketball Team Captain from 2006-2008 and Case Association for Student Athletes Spirit and Blue Chair. She was also honored by the university with the Dorothy L. Hoza Award in 2007 for her strong contribution to the Women’s Intercollegiate Sports Program and the Nancy Gray Rookie of the Year Award in 2005.

Ms. Horton is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio. She is a member of the American Bar , Pennsylvania Bar , and Ohio Bar associations, as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Areas of Law

  • Transportation
  • Occupational Illness Litigation
  • Immigration Law


  • Duquesne University (J.D., 2011)
  • Case Western Reserve University (B.A., 2008)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio


  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Board of Advisors, Strip District Neighbors
  • Burns White Employment Law Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2019

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