Ashley Story is the founding partner of the Raleigh office of Troutman Sanders and served as the Office Managing Partner from 2003-2012. He is currently serving as the interim Chief Operating Officer for the firm. Ashley’s practice focuses on the development, construction, permitting, acquisition, financing and joint venture investment in retail, industrial multifamily and office property. Ashley served as the Department Chair for Real Estate and Finance for the firm from 2011-2019. Ashley serves as the firm’s Talent Development Partner. Ashley is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Partner Compensation Committee, and Chairs both the Associate Development Committee and Counsel Compensation Committee.