Ashton Rose Smith is originally from Knott County, Kentucky. Ashton has a passion for helping people who have been injured by the negligence of others, including automobile and trucking accidents. She focuses much of her practice on mass tort litigation involving medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs. She is involved in the following mass tort litigations:
- Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2738
- DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2244
- Boston Scientific Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2326
- Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2391
- Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2592
- DePuy Orthopaedics ASR Hip Implant Litigation, MDL 2197
- Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2657
- Essure Birth Control Product Cases, JCCP 4887
Throughout her law school career, Ashton volunteered with the Jefferson County Pro Se Divorce Clinic, the Department of Public Advocacy, and clerked as an extern for Honorable Judge Mary Shaw in Jefferson County Circuit Court, and with the Office of the Commonwealth Attorney. Prior to law school, Ashton received a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Strategic Communications and minor in Psychology from the University of Kentucky, where she graduated with honors. While at UK, Ashton studied abroad in London, England.
Ashton is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Kentucky Justice Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, and the Louisville Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.