Ashlee M. Germany



Ashlee Germany helps companies close deals that advance their strategic business objectives. She has experience representing and advising buyers and sellers in both the public and private sector, as well as startup companies.

Ashlee practices corporate law with a focus on M&A, venture capital and private equity transactions. Her work includes managing and advising on due diligence and drafting governing merger, purchase and equity agreements for private and public companies for a variety of transactions in industries including transportation and logistics, health care and financial services. Ashlee also advises startup companies and venture capital arms on formation, corporate governance and investment documents.

Personal Interests

Ashlee spends her free time watching professional basketball games, reading memoirs and watching interior design shows. Ashlee has dedicated more than 100 hours the past two years tutoring and mentoring first generation law students and law students of color and has passion in helping the next generation of lawyers succeed.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

Missouri Supreme Court


DePaul University College of Law
J.D. DePaul Law Review (managing editor of Notes and Comments) (2019)

University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A. in Political Science (2014)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Cause I Ain’t Got A Pencil: A Call to Reform Chicago Public School Funding
    Author, 68 DEPAUL L. REV. (2019)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Legal Aid of Western Missouri — Minor guardianship cases
  • Cook County Legal Aid — Expungement matters

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Committee, Associate Board of Directors
  • Black Women Lawyers’ Association (BWLA of Chicago)
  • American Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • 10,000 Hands — founder and president
  • Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP) — president of the DAPP Associate Board, 2021
  • Cook County Juvenile Detention Center — volunteer


  • CALI Excellence in the Future Award: Constitutional Law and Business Organizations
  • DePaul University College of Law Student Bar Association — president, 2018-19
  • DePaul Law Diversity Council — councilmember appointment by the dean, 2018-19
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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