Ashley N. Rodriguez


Ashley N. Rodriguez


Washington, D.C. | 1900 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States of America 20006-1110
+1 202 261 3446 | +1 202 261 3333


Ashley N. Rodriguez focuses her practice on investment management, with an emphasis on investment advisers. Ms. Rodriguez regularly counsels investment advisers and other financial institutions in regulatory, corporate and governance matters, including registrations, regulatory filings, compliance policies and procedures, marketing and disclosure obligations. She routinely counsels advisers to private funds, quantitative asset managers, managers specializing in alternative asset classes such as real estate and managers trading in derivatives. Ms. Rodriguez also has experience representing clients in SEC examinations and seeking exemptive and no-action relief from the SEC staff.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Rodriguez served as an associate in another international law firm, where she assisted with the tax aspects of corporate transactions, municipal finance and nonprofit organizations. Her previous experience also includes working as a legal intern in the fraud section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division as well as in the asset management unit of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement. Prior to law school, Ms. Rodriguez worked for more than five years in financial services for a quantitative investment adviser and held a Series 6 FINRA license to sell Mutual Funds and Variable Annuities. She also served on the board of a corporate foundation that sought to end and alleviate the effects of genocide primarily through international granting.

  • Rice University, B.A., Economics, History and Policy Studies, 2004
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, M.Sc., Gender & Social Policy, 2005
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 2014, Berkeley International Human Rights Law Clinic; Senior Editor, Berkeley Journal of International Law
  • District of Columbia
  • California
  • Investment Adviser Association