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Mark R. Ashton


Exton, PA


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Mark practices in the area of civil litigation with a particular emphasis on family law. He has lectured throughout the Commonwealth and has written extensively on topics including:

  • the tax aspects of family law agreements
  • litigation of child custody disputes
  • the valuation of closely held businesses
  • executive stock option plans

Before Fox Rothschild

After serving as judicial clerk to the Hon. Mason Avrigian in Montgomery County, PA, Mark was associated with Abrahams and Loewenstein, and chaired the Domestic Relations Group at Riley, Riper, Hollin & Colagreco.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Mark is the former president of the Doris J. Freed American Inn of Court, a group of 60 attorneys in the Philadelphia area concentrating in family law. He is an officer in the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section.  He has served as a board member of the Montgomery Bar Association and Historic Yellow Springs, Inc. where he also was President from 2009-2012.

Client Resources

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog
Mark also contributes to the Pennsylvania Family Law Blog (, which provides readers with information on and insight into Pennsylvania Family Law issues, including divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, child support, spousal support, alimony pendente lite and custody.

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated
  • Included in the list of "Top Lawyers - Family Law" by Main Line Today magazine (2007, 2009, 2012 and 2014)
  • Included in the list of  "Super Lawyers" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2004 through 2012)
Practice Areas
Family Law

Bar Admissions



J.D., John Marshall Law School, 1980

B.A., Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, 1977


Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section

Chester County Bar Association (former Chair, Domestic Relations Section)

Montgomery Bar Association (former Director)

Board of Directors

Historic Yellow Springs (President, 2009-2011)

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Treasurer(2011), Secretary (2012)

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