Ashley N. Dowd 

Ashley N. Dowd, Associate

Ashley Dowd joined Carmody McDonald as an associate in 2019. She focuses her practice in the areas of banking, real estate, corporate, and business law.

Prior to joining Carmody MacDonald, she worked in Omaha, Nebraska at a litigation firm where she gained experience in the areas of personal injury, workers compensation, and social security disability. Ashley also assisted counsel in a two-week criminal jury trial.

While in law school at Creighton University, she earned a joint Master of Science degree in Government, Leadership, and Organization and was a clerk with the in-house counsel of Union Pacific Railroad. She also spent the fall semester of her third year working in Washington, DC as a fellow for both the Senate Joint Economic Committee and Futures Industry Association, a leading global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets.


Creighton University, J.D., 2018;

  • Order of the Barristers
  • Executive Editor and Published Student Author, International and Comparative Law Journal
  • American Association for Justice Trial Competition Team
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team
  • Member of Robert M. Spire American Inns of Court

Creighton University, M.S., Government, Organization, and Leadership, 2018

Boston College, B.S., Political Science, Honors Program, 2014;

  • McGillycuddy-Logue Fellow
  • Jenks Leadership Program
  • Loyola Volunteers


  • Missouri
  • Nebraska

Publications & Presentations

"COVID-19 Pandemic Increases Coworking Space Demand, Spurs Flexible Lease Options," St. Louis Construction News and Review (May-June 2021)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Art Saint Louis, Board Member, Board of Directors
  • Junior League