Ashby Hardesty

Ashby Hardesty

Associate (On secondment from A&O Shearman)

Ashby counsels clients across industries on a variety of corporate matters, including domestic and cross-border M&A transactions in both the public and private contexts, and corporate governance and compliance.
He has experience drafting corporate documents, overseeing and conducting due diligence and managing local counsel on complex cross-border transactions. Ashby is a member of the LGBT Bar Association of New York.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • LGBT Bar Association of New York



Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2015

Admitted: Bar of the State of New Jersey, 2014


J.D., cum laude, Fordham University School of Law, 2014

B.A., Columbia University, 2008

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.