Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Ashley Gregory is a corporate partner whose practice focuses on debt financings. She primarily represents public and private corporate borrowers and private equity clients in connection with complex financing transactions, both secured and unsecured, including leveraged acquisition financings, senior and subordinated lending transactions, second lien, mezzanine and asset based financings, debtor-in-possession facilities, workouts and restructurings and other banking and credit matters. Financings range in size from tens of millions to in excess of $7 billion.
Ashley was recognized in Banking & Finance by Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for 2014–2021 and Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business for 2017–2022. According to Chambers, clients said she is “a true expert in corporate finance transactions” and also add that they find her to be “one of the nicest, more approachable and user-friendly” lawyers. Her peers have recognized her as a “fierce negotiator,” who is “commercial, efficient and incredibly pleasant.” In 2022, IFLR1000 also recognized her as a “Highly Regarded” practitioner for her work in banking. In 2014, Ashley was also described by The Legal 500 as bringing “tremendous insightfulness” and “an ability to see the whole chessboard of what the client is trying to achieve.”