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Ashley W. Johnson

Columbia | 803.253.6878
Fax | 803.255.8017

Ashley Johnson concentrates her practice on health care. She is part of a team that advises hospitals and health systems, publicly traded health services companies, physician practices, and other providers on a broad range of their legal needs, including litigation.

Ashley has experience defending employers and their insurers, self-insured employers, and third-party administrators in workers' compensation claims before the South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission. She has also represented banks and loan servicers in contested and uncontested mortgage foreclosures, evictions, and real estate litigation.

Ashley has a passion for serving her community. She currently serves as a commissioner for the City of Columbia's Design/Development Review Commission (DDRC) and as a board member for the South Carolina Special Olympics.

Ashley is a former law clerk for South Carolina Circuit Court Judge DeAndrea Gist Benjamin. She received her law and bachelor's degrees from the University of South Carolina.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Workers’ Compensation Law for Employers, 2021-2023; Health Care Law, 2022-2023
  • Columbia Business Monthly's "Legal Elite" for Workers’ Compensation, 2020-2021
  • S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division's Star of the Quarter, 2019, 2020
  • Columbia Business Monthly's Best and Brightest 35 and Under, 2019


  • South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center, Board of Directors, 2023-present
  • City of Columbia Design/Development Review Commission, 2019-2022
  • Special Olympics South Carolina, Board of Directors, 2021-present
  • Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina, Volunteer and Young Professional Auxiliary, 2018-present
  • S.C. Young Lawyers, Community Law Week, Co-Chair; Legal Feeding Frenzy, Founder
  • Junior League of Columbia, 2018-present
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • South Carolina Whitmore School, Former Board Member
  • Columbia College C.L.I.M.B., Mentor, 2015-2016
  • Columbia Bethlehem Community Center, 2017-2018