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Ashton draws on both his legal degree and his Master’s of Health Administration to assist healthcare providers with regulatory compliance matters.

Ashton leverages his legal background and MHA to provide regulatory counsel to healthcare providers and industry partners including hospitals, health systems, physician groups, long-term care facilities, insurers and other healthcare entities on a number of compliance and transactional issues, including:

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountabilty Act (HIPAA)
  • State Health Privacy Laws and Regulations
  • Licensing
  • Healthcare Operations
  • False Claims Act (FCA)
  • Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS)
  • Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark)

Known for his in-depth background in healthcare privacy and operations, Ashton has built a reputation as a results-oriented professional who utilizes his knowledge and skill to assist clients in navigating complex and frequently changing healthcare rules. His goal is to get clients the answers and solutions they need, as efficiently as possible and with an eye to the advice that will best help their practices.



  • J.D., University of Iowa College of Law
    • with distinction
    • Iowa Student Health Law Association
  • M.H.A., University of Iowa College of Public Health
  • LL.B., University of Nottingham
    • with honours
    • University of Nottingham Law Society


  • Colorado

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Health Law Association
Outside the Office

Ashton attended college at the University of Nottingham in the UK, where he served as the senior men’s coxswain for the rowing club. There, he coached and lead his crew to victories in multiple national competitions.

Ashton also enjoys following Formula One and Indycar racing, working on his car, and taking full advantage of his Colorado location with skiing and snowboarding.