McDonald Hopkins welcomes Ashley Cross to Business Department in Chicago


CHICAGO – Ashley Cross has joined McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm, where she is an associate in the Business Department’s Startup and Venture Capital Practice Group. 

Cross is now the third attorney in the fast-growing Startup-VC group at McDonald Hopkins. She has prior experience working on corporate matters as a legal intern at Navistar Inc., and as a legal fellow for U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL). Cross will bring a demonstrated focus on tech startup and well-rounded experience to the firm.

Cross earned her law degree from Boston College Law School where she served on the Board of Student Advisors. She completed a B.A. in political science from Carthage College, graduating magna cum laude.  

Cross can be reached at 312.642.6447 and

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