Deputy County Attorney
Broward County Attorneys Office
Florida, New York
Local Government, Real Property, Public Finance
Annika E. Ashton is a Deputy County Attorney at the Broward County Attorney's Office. She heads the Office’s Finance, Real Property, and Housing practice group, which provides legal services to the County in connection with the management of real property, the structuring of financial transactions for ongoing capital bond issuances and other financing arrangements, and the support of the affordable housing programs. She serves as counsel to a number of County agencies, including the Office of Management and Budget, Finance and Administrative Services Department, the Real Property Section, and the Housing Finance Authority.
Before joining the County Attorney’s Office, Ms. Ashton served as a law clerk for the Hon. Adalberto Jordan on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Ms. Ashton has also practiced in the Real Estate and Labor and Employment practice groups of international law firms in New York and Miami. Ms. Ashton is also active in the Florida Bar and local bar associations. She is a member of Class I of the Florida Bar Leadership Academy, a Past President of the Caribbean Bar Association, a former member of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, and has served on numerous Florida Bar committees.