Ashley Pellouchoud, Associate Attorney
Ashley Pellouchoud joined the Ottinger Firm in March 2018. She represents employees in individual cases and class actions involving discrimination, retaliation, and various wage and hour violations. She also represents victims of civil rights violations, and in particular, victims of sexual assault.
Prior to joining The Ottinger Firm, she was an Associate at Siegel LeWitter Malkani, an Associate at The Liu Law Firm, P.C., and a Staff Attorney for Outten & Golden LLP, where she worked on a variety of individual employment cases, and class and collective actions. Before working at Outten & Golden LLP, she represented low-income persons in complex civil rights cases as a Graduate Fellow at the Environmental Law & Justice Clinic, where she won an administrative appeal against the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ashley is a former Board Member for Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing various interests of the LGBT community and combating all forms of discrimination nationwide. There, she served as co-chair of BALIF’s Community Ambassador Committee and the chair of its Young Lawyers Committee. Ashley is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), and BALIF. She is an active alumna of Golden Gate University School of Law and continues to serve as a member of their Moot Court Board. She frequently volunteers as a judge for national and local moot court competitions and mentors law students about public interest careers.