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Ashley Bartolucci

11215 North Community
House Road
Suite 750
Charlotte, NC 28277

Ashley B. Bartolucci is an attorney in our office in Charlotte, North Carolina, and she focuses her practice on coronavirus litigation, medical malpractice, health care, dental, general liability, labor and employment, and data privacy and cyber security issues.

Ashley is a member of the firm’s Coronavirus Task Force, and she closely monitors the fast-changing regulatory and legislative matters at the federal, state and local levels to help clients remain compliant with evolving recommendations and mandates amid the global pandemic.

Ashley has extensive experience in defending health care providers and long-term care companies in claims of professional negligence and general liability. She has defended clients before numerous licensing boards, including the North Carolina Board of Nursing and Medicine and the North Carolina State Bar.

She also represents companies in a wide variety of employment matters including litigating employment claims before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and federal court. She has defended employers in gender and age discrimination, breach of contract, and related tort claims, and she also assists her clients with various employment agreements such as separation agreements.

Ashley is a member of the firm’s Data Privacy & Cyber Security Practice Group, where she helps clients remain compliant with HIPAA regulations and prepares detailed customized HIPAA risk analysis to help clients understand the potential shortcomings and gaps in their current policies and procedures. Ashley has defended numerous health care providers though HIPAA and personal data security breaches, and she assists clients in navigating the corresponding federal and state law regulations and Office of Civil Rights investigations. She has also represented medical providers, companies, and service providers, and has successfully obtained dismissals of claims based on HIPAA.

Earlier in her career, Ashley was an Assistant State Attorney for the State of Florida, where she prosecuted more than 1,000 felony cases from pre-filing through resolution, including jury trials. She also evaluated crime scenes with law enforcement as a part of the vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter squad to gather and preserve critical evidence. Ashley’s experience as a prosecutor provides her with the knowledge and skills to handle claims from pre-suit through jury trial, including conducting thorough investigations, detailed discovery, and comprehensive pre-trial motions.

Ashley earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Stetson University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Florida.

ADMITTED

  • Florida Bar
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • North Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2011
  • M.B.A., Stetson University, 2011
  • B.S., Finance, University of Florida, 2008

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Junior League of Charlotte, since 2016
  • Mecklenburg Bar Association, since 2017
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, since 2017
  • North Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Anatomy of a Lawsuit – Litigation 101,” CE Presentation to Insurance Claims Representatives, August 2017.
  • “Cyber Security Awareness and Your Employees,” HBS Women’s Forum Seminar at Chateau Elan, July 2019

RECOGNITIONS

  • Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch, 2021
Twenty lawyers from Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) have been honored in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This recognition is
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to welcome four new associates to our firm: Abigail Castleberry, Jacob O' Neal, Ashley Bartolucci and Nate Gorman. Abigail Castleberry joins as an Associate

Ashley B. Bartolucci is an attorney in our office in Charlotte, North Carolina, and she focuses her practice on coronavirus litigation, medical malpractice, health care, dental, general liability, labor and employment, and data privacy and cyber security issues.

Ashley is a member of the firm’s Coronavirus Task Force, and she closely monitors the fast-changing regulatory and legislative matters at the federal, state and local levels to help clients remain compliant with evolving recommendations and mandates amid the global pandemic.

Ashley has extensive experience in defending health care providers and long-term care companies in claims of professional negligence and general liability. She has defended clients before numerous licensing boards, including the North Carolina Board of Nursing and Medicine and the North Carolina State Bar.

She also represents companies in a wide variety of employment matters including litigating employment claims before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and federal court. She has defended employers in gender and age discrimination, breach of contract, and related tort claims, and she also assists her clients with various employment agreements such as separation agreements.

Ashley is a member of the firm’s Data Privacy & Cyber Security Practice Group, where she helps clients remain compliant with HIPAA regulations and prepares detailed customized HIPAA risk analysis to help clients understand the potential shortcomings and gaps in their current policies and procedures. Ashley has defended numerous health care providers though HIPAA and personal data security breaches, and she assists clients in navigating the corresponding federal and state law regulations and Office of Civil Rights investigations. She has also represented medical providers, companies, and service providers, and has successfully obtained dismissals of claims based on HIPAA.

Earlier in her career, Ashley was an Assistant State Attorney for the State of Florida, where she prosecuted more than 1,000 felony cases from pre-filing through resolution, including jury trials. She also evaluated crime scenes with law enforcement as a part of the vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter squad to gather and preserve critical evidence. Ashley’s experience as a prosecutor provides her with the knowledge and skills to handle claims from pre-suit through jury trial, including conducting thorough investigations, detailed discovery, and comprehensive pre-trial motions.

Ashley earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Stetson University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Florida.

ADMITTED

  • Florida Bar
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • North Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2011
  • M.B.A., Stetson University, 2011
  • B.S., Finance, University of Florida, 2008

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Junior League of Charlotte, since 2016
  • Mecklenburg Bar Association, since 2017
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, since 2017
  • North Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Anatomy of a Lawsuit – Litigation 101,” CE Presentation to Insurance Claims Representatives, August 2017.
  • “Cyber Security Awareness and Your Employees,” HBS Women’s Forum Seminar at Chateau Elan, July 2019

RECOGNITIONS

  • Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch, 2021
Twenty lawyers from Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) have been honored in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This recognition is
Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to welcome four new associates to our firm: Abigail Castleberry, Jacob O' Neal, Ashley Bartolucci and Nate Gorman. Abigail Castleberry joins as an Associate