Diana K. Ashton
Lecturer in Law
Diana K. Ashton is the General Counsel at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP.
Serving as a resource for firm attorneys, Ashton works to provide practical advice and counsel to firm shareholders and senior staff with respect to matters of firm policy, risk management and other professional responsibility areas.
She has experience in identifying and analyzing complex legal, regulatory, and business issues, and providing appropriate legal guidance regarding applicable legal and professional standards.
Prior to joining Finnegan, Ashton provided legal compliance, ethics, and risk management counsel for several large law firms. Her background also includes legislative and redistricting experience while employed with the state of California’s Statewide Database, which is housed at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
Diana serves as a member of both the Professional Responsibility and Professional Guidance committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association.