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Ashley W. Nagashima

Ashley W. Nagashima

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Ashley W. Nagashima, a native San Diegan, is a partner at Walsh McKean Furcolo LLP focusing on insurance coverage and civil litigation. Ashley has significant experience litigating insurance coverage issues on behalf of domestic and foreign insurers as well as high-exposure toxic tort, environmental, wrongful death and personal injury cases. Ashley has litigated cases through trial and successfully argued coverage issues before the California Court of Appeal.

Ashley obtained her juris doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in 2009. She served as the Senior Production Editor and as a staff writer for the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review. In 2006, Ashley graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism and minors in both Business Administration and Classics from the University of Southern California, where she was a Trojan Scholarship recipient.

Ashley is admitted to practice in all courts in the state of California as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California. She is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. Ashley also previously served as the litigation chair for Insurance Professionals of Los Angeles and is currently a member of the St. Germaine Children’s Charity.


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of Southern California
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Trojan Scholarship Recipient
    • Major: Print Journalism
    • Minor: Business Administration and Classics

Professional Associations

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers
  • William L. Todd Jr. Inn of Court (past)
  • Defense Research Institute (past)
  • Insurance Professionals of Los Angeles, Litigation Chair (past)

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Committee Chair, St. Germaine Children’s Charity

Current Employment Position

  • Partner