Womble Carlyle attorney Ashley Kutz Kelley has been elected Vice Chair of Charleston Women in Trade (CWIT). She will serve at two-year term.

Kelley and the other new officers will be installed at CWIT’s 14th Annual Meeting, which takes place April 19th, 2016.

Kelley’s appointment is just the latest in a series of community and legal industry leadership roles she has undertaken. She currently serves as Section Secretary for the South Carolina Bar’s Employment and Labor Law Section. Kelley also is a graduate of the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) Leadership Academy. She has served on the CWIT Board of Directors since 2012.

Charleston Women in International Trade (CWIT) champions the role of international trade professionals, particularly women in Charleston and throughout South Carolina.  By offering monthly luncheon programs, networking opportunities, continuing education scholarships, academic scholarships and recognition for excellence, CWIT seeks to enhance the status of women working in trade-related fields while connecting professionals.

Ashley Kutz Kelley is an experienced litigator with a broad-ranging practice in federal and state courts, including business, commercial, financial, employment, product liability, and judgment enforcement matters. Ashley practices in Womble Carlyle’s Charleston office. She was named a member of the 2014 Class of the Charleston Regional Business Journal Forty Under 40.