Ashly E. Scheufele

Ashly E. Scheufele

Ashly E. Scheufele

Associate
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Phone:
617-542-5542
Fax:
617-542-1542
E-mail:

Litigation and Arbitration

Since joining Fitch Law Partners LLP in 2008, Ms. Scheufele has represented business clients in a wide range of complex contract disputes, including cases involving technology supply and licensing agreements, multi-million dollar construction projects, alleged product defects, executive employment disputes, and fraud claims related to financial investments. As an advocate, Ms. Scheufele appears regularly in the Massachusetts state and federal courts and international and domestic arbitration proceedings. Ms. Scheufele's representative matters include:

  • Represented Chinese technology company in international arbitration involving complex contract-based claims; after liability award in client's favor, case settled for multi-million dollar payment to client.
  • Successfully defended general contractor against construction defect claims in two-week arbitration, alleged damages totaled more than $1.6 million.
  • Represented employee asserting claims against former employer for value of minority shares held in closely held corporation; case settled after discovery for substantial payment to client.
  • Successfully defended a Brazilian technology company in an international arbitration where claimant demanded over $100,000,000 in damages for unfair trade practices.
  • Obtained favorable settlement for the owner of a wind turbine against the turbine's Netherlands-based manufacturer.

Mediation

Ms. Scheufele also has extensive mediation experience, as both a neutral and advocate. Ms. Scheufele has served as a mediator in more than 20 cases and as an attorney in many high-value mediations. Representative matters include disputes between technology licensors and licensees, employers and former executives, general contractors and homeowners, general contractors and subcontractors, and parties to commercial supply agreements.

As a mediator, Ms. Scheufele is committed to moving disputes beyond stalemate by assisting parties to evaluate their litigation positions, identify creative solutions, and arrive at self-determined, negotiated outcomes.

Industry and Community Involvement

Ms. Scheufele is a member of the American Bar Association's Section of Dispute Resolution, the Massachusetts Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section, and the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council. She has performed extensive pro bono work on behalf of juvenile immigrant petitioners in conjunction with Kids In Need of Defense and also serves a volunteer mediator and conciliator in various Massachusetts state courts.

Ms. Scheufele graduated from Boston College and Boston College Law School and has been recognized as a Rising Star by Massachusetts Super Lawyers. She occasionally guest lectures at area colleges on topics relating to dispute resolution, business law, and ethics.

Client Reviews

"Ashly is not only an extremely dedicated and hardworking individual, but is also down to earth. She was a pleasure to work with, and her thorough preparation and genuine passion for our case ensured us a victory. We felt at ease through the entire process having Ashly on our side. Highly recommended!"

"We unreservedly recommend the services of Fitch Law Partners LLP, and especially Ashly Scheufele...She is diligent, shows great grasp of detail, an ability to pinpoint and address the key issues and was strong in the proceedings."