Ashley Nemeth

Ashley Otilia Nemeth
Research Scholar & Litigation Associate
Earth Rights Advocacy; FORGE

Ashley is a Research Scholar and Litigation Associate at the Center and the Earth Rights Advocacy Clinic working on issues related to climate impacts, economic justice, and human rights.  

She holds a J.D. from NYU School of Law (cum laude), where she was awarded the International Human Rights Convocation Award, the LACA Kim Barry ’98 Memorial Convocation Award for Human Rights, and the Edmond Cahn Law Review Convocation Award. Ashley also holds a M.S in Entrepreneurship (cum laude) and B.S. in Accounting (cum laude) from the University of Florida. 

Prior to joining the Center, Ashley was an associate in White & Case’s International Arbitration Group, working with foreign sovereigns and private companies to resolve complex disputes before investor-state and commercial arbitration tribunals. Ashley’s pro bono practice at White & Case focused on international human rights and humanitarian law, which included clients like the United Nations, the Public Interest Law & Policy Group, the Human Right 2 Water, and Oxfam America. 

During law school, Ashley was the President of the Latinx Law Students Association and an Articles Editor for the New York University Law Review. She also served as a Legal Advisor to the Solomon Islands Permanent Mission to the United Nations, advising on matters before the Second and Sixth Committee of the General Assembly, as well as on multilateral treaty negotiations and submissions to the International Law Commission. Prior to law school, Ashley was a Certified Public Accountant and Audit Associate at KPMG. 

Ashley is a licensed attorney in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.