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Ashley Koos

Ashley Koos

Ashley Koos is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Dallas office. Her practice focuses on government investigations and white-collar defense.

Ashley graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from The Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, where she served as Lead Articles Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and co-chair of the Moot Court Team. She also participated in the Sudreau Global Justice Program, an organization that partners with governments around the world to implement equitable laws and criminal justice systems.

Prior to law school, Ashley served as a Teach for America corps member in Houston, Texas, where she taught middle school mathematics and English Language Arts.

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Education

J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2021, magna cum laude; Lead Articles Editor, Pepperdine Law Review; The Order of the Barristers in Appellate Advocacy; Regional Finalist, ABA National Appellate Association Competition

B.A., Foreign Affairs and Psychology, University of Virginia, 2015

Clerkships

Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Fernando Rodriguez, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2021-2022

Admissions

Texas

Publication
Nicholas Bunch, Ashley Koos Author Article in Texas Lawbook: ‘The Use (or Abuse?) of the Mail and Wi [...]
November 30, 2022

Ask any fraud prosecutor what their bread-and-butter criminal statute is, and you’ll surely hear about mail fraud or wire fraud. Taken together, they account for a significant percentage of fraud prosecutions at the federal level. Both statutes are broad and malleable, requiring a fraudulent scheme to obtain money or property, a criminal intention to defraud someone and either a mailing or interst [...]