Waters Law, PLLC

North Carolina Business Litigation and Insurance Defense Matters


Ashley Lauren Ryder
  • of Counsel


Cary, NC





Ashley joined our team as an Associate Attorney in 2016 and moved to 'of counsel' status in 2019, concentrating in insurance defense litigation. She is a cum laude graduate of High Point University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology. Ashley went on to receive her law degree from Campbell University's Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Ashley received the prestigious book award in Business Planning.

Ashley had always dreamed of being a lawyer since she was a child. Now that her dream is a reality, she is energized and grateful each day to be able to help her clients resolve their legal disputes.

Ashley is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, and is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Wake/Tenth Judicial District Bar.

When she is not at work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and family, hiking, cooking, reading and appreciating all of life's little moments. 

Areas Of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Planning

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2015


  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • High Point University, High Point, North Carolina
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List


  • English


  • Phi Mu