Ashley Hanke

Ashley Hanke, Attorney

Ashley Hanke is an attorney at Malkin Law P.A. practicing alcohol beverage and cannabis law. Ashley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Juris Doctorate from Western New England University, School of Law.

She has had a long-standing interest in the alcohol and cannabis industry and her desire to pursue a career in the field was solidified after working on a vineyard in Tuscany. During this experience, she was involved in the wine making process from beginning to end and developed an understanding of the intricacies of the industry starting from the acquisition of real estate to carrying out agricultural activities, as well as, vinification, labeling, sales, and exportation.

Prior to joining Malkin Law P.A., Ashley worked as a Legal Director of the Fair Housing Justice Center in New York City where she oversaw a staff of fifteen and gained specialized expertise in compliance, land use and zoning, and local, state, and federal civil rights laws. Ashley supervised some of the most complex and cutting-edge investigations for the organization, many of which led to litigation under local, state, and federal fair housing.

Ashley was named a SuperLawyer Rising Star in 2021. She is also a regular contributor to Artisan Spirit magazine.

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