Ashley Zarate

P 469.391.7711 | F 214.750.3612
Spencer Fane attorney Ashley Zarate


Ashley represents private and public companies in complex commercial litigation and general business litigation, achieving favorable outcomes with proactive strategies that mitigate risk and maximize value.

With previous experience as a financial representative, Ashley is well-versed in providing guidance that adheres to specific monetary goals with respect to often complex statutes and regulations. Amid a shifting litigatory landscape, her background and adaptable approach to law allow her to develop timely, cost-effective solutions that align with clients’ evolving objectives. In her daily practice, she oversees discovery and document production for various cases, including breach of contract, Lanham Act violations, trade secret misappropriation, fraud, conspiracy, and unfair competition.

While earning her Juris Doctor at Baylor University School of Law, Ashley was an active member of the Hispanic American Law Student Association, Diversity in Law Association, and the ABA National Moot Court team. She is notably bilingual and able to assist Spanish-speaking clients.



  • Baylor University School of Law, 2023 (J.D.)
  • Texas Christian University, 2018 (B.B.A.), cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2023

  • New York City Bar National Moot Court Competition, National Octofinalist, Regional Finalist
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Regional Semifinalist, Ninth Best Speaker
  • Dawson & Sodd Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist, Sixth Best Speaker

  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
  • Baylor Barrister Society
  • TCU Honors Nature of Giving Foundation
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Mentor
  • Hispanic American Law Student Association
  • Diversity in Law Association