Mary Ashby Brown
(804) 717-1969 (T)
(804) 748-4161 (F)

Attorney Profile

Mary Ashby is a zealous advocate for those in need of legal services. Her strength lies in developing close, trusting relationships with clients. Mary Ashby believes that a strong attorney-client bond can be a source of support for clients undergoing difficult and stressful experiences. Through frequent communication and close listening, Mary Ashby is able to provide a tailored case strategy to fit each client’s goals and needs. She is proficient in Spanish and enjoys working with Richmond’s Spanish-speaking community.

Professional Experience

Friedman Law Firm, P.C., Attorney (2014-Present)
The Law Office of Mary Ashby Brown, Esquire, PLC, Richmond, VA
Murphy & McGonigle LLP and Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP
New York, NY and Richmond, VA, Attorney
Legal Clinic for the Homeless, City Bar Justice Center, New York City Bar Association, New York, NY, Staff Attorney
Christian Khan Solicitors, London, United Kingdom, Law Clerk

Education and Training

Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, D.C.
Juris Doctor

University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
M.A. Agricultural Economics

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
B.A. Economics

Honors, Awards, and Accolades

Fulbright Scholar, Economic Development, U.S. Department of State
Proficiency in French and Spanish

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of Virginia
Court of Appeals of Virginia
All Virginia Courts
All New York Courts


Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association
Chesterfield County Bar Association

Call today for a confidential consultation. (804) 717-1969