Ashley Banks is a Staff Attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Banks works on high-profile and emergency civil motions across numerous areas of law, including labor and employment. She is also a founding member of the Office of Staff Attorneys’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group on Race.
Before joining the court, Banks was a trial attorney with the National Labor Relations Board. Recognized for “Excellence in Litigation,” Banks routinely served as lead counsel on the investigation and litigation of complex unfair labor practice cases; negotiated settlements including reinstatement, rescission of adverse employment actions, and financial payments; and conducted representation elections.
Banks holds an AB from Duke University and a JD cum laude from Tulane University Law School.