Ashling Sugarman graduated from Pepperdine University in 2021 with a B.S. in International Business. During her undergraduate career, Ashling was a member of JumpStart for Young Children and Alpha Phi Sorority.

Ashling joined Cislo & Thomas LLP in 2021 and is the Legal Assistant to the Managing Partner and the Operations Manager. At Cislo & Thomas LLP, Ashling’s responsibilities include coordinating and managing client meetings, drafting legal correspondence, and handling internal affairs, which include maintaining firm-wide databases and platforms, updating and ensuring adherence to health protocols, and assisting in technical functionality at site.

Considering Ashling’s professional interest to practice law, she hopes to enroll in law school within the upcoming year.

In addition to working and applying to law school, Ashling volunteers at the United Nations Women USA LA Chapter as an Internship Coordinator. Her responsibilities include managing a team of 6 interns, maintaining weekly communications with the Board and related divisions, and aids in orchestrating monthly events.

In her free time, Ashling enjoys hiking, golfing, reading, and spending time with friends.