Ashley Moore Drake

Ashley Moore Drake

Ashley Moore Drake
Washington, DC
+1 202 346 4192

Ashley Moore Drake is an associate in the firm’s Securities Litigation, White Collar and Business Litigation group. Her clients have included individuals, public and private life sciences companies, their boards and officers, private equity and venture capital firms, and financial services providers. She joined Goodwin in 2015. Ms. Drake is admitted to practice in Massachusetts only. Her practice is supervised by D.C.-admitted lawyers at Goodwin.


Since joining Goodwin, Ms. Drake has represented clients in a variety of government investigations and complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts. She has also represented numerous clients in responding to inquiries from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Ms. Drake has a robust pro bono practice and has worked on matters regarding wrongful convictions with the New England Innocence Project.

Professional Activities

Ms. Drake is a member of the Boston Bar Association.




Howard University School of Law

(cum laude)


University of Virginia



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Ms. Drake has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch for her work in Commercial Litigation 2022. 

Ms. Drake was named toThe Best Lawyers in America 2021: Ones to Watch. 

While attending law school, Ms. Drake was a senior articles editor for the Howard Law Journal.



Ms. Drake co-authored the articles “Get It In Writing: Deducting False Claims Act Payment,” Business Crimes Bulletin (November 2018), and “PE Investment in Health Care Attracting Greater Federal Scrutiny,” New York Law Journal (June 2021).

She is also a regular contributor to Goodwin’s Securities Snapshot, a bi-weekly newsletter highlighting news and developments in civil and criminal securities law.