Skip to content

Ashley Nance joined Monchamp Meldrum LLP as Counsel in 2021.  Ashley has a wide range of experience in environmental law, land use, natural resources, and real estate. She advises clients on a variety of matters, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance, brownfields redevelopment, environmental due diligence, permitting, project entitlement, and real estate transactions.  Ashley has worked on several brownfields projects and has extensive experience drafting and negotiating land use and real estate transactional agreements, including regulatory agreements, consulting agreements, purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements, land use covenants, and easements.  Ashley has worked on diverse range of residential, commercial, and industrial projects, including mixed use, high-density residential, affordable housing, and complex redevelopment projects.

In addition to her practice in environmental and land use law, Ashley also has experience with corporate transactions relating to emerging companies, venture capital finance, securities offerings, and public company representation.  Ashley uses her insight into the challenges faced by companies at all stages of development to give her clients practical, business-focused advice.

Prior to joining the firm, Ashley practiced at Holland & Knight and Sidley Austin.

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2024
  • Thurston Society


  • California Bar Association – Environmental Law Section


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. Cum Laude
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. English Literature

Bar Admissions

  • California