Kevin Ashby graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada with a BA (First Class – Gold Medalist) in Philosophy and Economics, and received his JD from the New York University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Annual Survey of American Law and was recipient of the John Bruce Moore Award for excellence in the area of law and philosophy. Mr. Ashby also received a Masters in Philosophy from Oxford University, where he pursued graduate studies in moral, political and legal theory.
Mr. Ashby currently serves as Associate General Counsel for the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. In this capacity, Mr. Ashby works on a range of matters that raise bioethical concerns, including: patients’ rights and responsibilities; informed consent; human subjects research; investigation of conduct by providers and researchers; the legal protection of scientific discoveries; interactions with governmental agencies and regulators; and partnerships with industry for research and development.
Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Mr. Ashby served as a litigator in the New York and London offices of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, a multinational law firm.