Alexandra (Alex) J. Ginsburg practices primarily in the firm’s Professional Liability practice group. Before coming to YCRLAW, Alex worked as an Assistant Solicitor in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office, during which time she handled a varied caseload and tried numerous cases to jury verdict. She was also the Animal Abuse prosecutor for Charleston County and still serves on the Anti-Cruelty Committee for the Charleston Animal Society. Alex graduated from The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, magna cum laude, in 2012 and from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2015. While in law school, Alex won several CALI awards, including Trial Advocacy. She also clerked with the United States Attorney Office in both Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tennessee. She also was an adjunct professor at the College of Charleston and taught Criminal Justice.
T. Ashton Phillips, III practices primarily in the firm’s Professional Liability practice group. Ashton graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2016 and from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2019. In law school, Ashton was a member of the Moot Court Bar and clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charleston.
W. Cole Shannon practices primarily in the firm’s Construction Law practice group. Cole graduated from Wofford College, cum laude, in 2016 and from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2019. In law school, Cole served as the Executive Editor and Research Editor on the Journal of Law and Policy, served on the Moot Court Board, and authored appellate briefs in the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court as a member of Wake Forest’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic. He also won the CALI Award for Appellate Advocacy and the Dean Suzanne Reynolds Award for Academic Excellence in Great Jurists. During law school, he interned for the Honorable J. Michelle Childs and the Honorable David C. Norton.