Ashley Oldfield Receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award

Associate Ashley Oldfield recently received the Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the Mecklenburg County Bar’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD). The award recognizes the outstanding impact young lawyers are making in the practice of law in Mecklenburg County.

Ashley graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2020 and has been an active member of the YLD since joining Rayburn Cooper and Durham, P.A. that year. She served on the YLD’s Community Service Committee for the past three years and is currently serving as the Secretary/Treasurer of the YLD for 2024-2025. Ashley is also beginning a second three-year term on the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors where she has been actively involved in the Development Committee.

In addition, Ashley volunteers with the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, serving on its Nominating Committee for the past two years and co-chairing the McIntyre Youth Leadership Challenge since 2022. The McIntyre Youth Leadership Challenge strives to inspire middle and high school students to demonstrate good citizenship by addressing challenges in their local communities.

Ashley focuses her practice at Rayburn Cooper and Durham on business litigation and commercial bankruptcy and oversees the firm’s Business Court Blast publication. She also maintains a pro bono practice, working with Legal Aid and the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy on criminal expunctions and housing issues.

Posted 07/09/24 in Honors and Awards, News