Ashley V. Faulkner


Ashley Faulkner was drawn to practice law to make a positive impact on her hometown and state. She is a labor and employment lawyer working with clients in a variety of industries to creatively solve problems, often before litigation occurs. Ashley appreciates the human side of her practice and enjoys uncovering the “why” behind the matters she works on. She is often described as a “go-getter,” taking advantage of every opportunity to gain practical and leadership experience. Ashley strives to be known as more than a good lawyer and is often seen as a zealous advocate for her clients and an active volunteer in her always-expanding community.

Licensed In

  • West Virginia


  • J.D. West Virginia University College of Law
  • B.A. Washington and Lee University


  • Member, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Women in the Profession Committee of the West Virginia State Bar
  • Order of the Coif
  • Executive Article Selection and Symposium Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 123
  • Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 122
  • Dean’s Fellow, WVU College of Law Academic Excellence Program
  • Former Member, United States Supreme Court Clinic, 2020-2021
  • Former Member, Steptoe & Johnson National Moot Court Team
  • Women’s Giving Circle of North Central West Virginia
  • Board Member, West Virginia Public Theater


  • CALI Awards: Appellate Advocacy, Criminal Procedure I, Employment Law, Labor Law
  • 2021 National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award
  • Patrick Duffy Koontz Leadership, Citizenship, and Academic Achievement Award

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