Tyson & Mendes Names Partner, Ashley Paige Fetyko, New Head of Communications

Tyson & Mendes Names Partner, Ashley Paige Fetyko, New Head of Communications

SAN DIEGO (June 14, 2024) – National insurance defense and civil litigation firm Tyson & Mendes LLP has named partner Ashley Paige Fetyko its new head of communications. In her new role, Fetyko leads a team of attorneys, marketing, and design professionals in firmwide internal and external communications and educational initiatives.

Fetyko’s work focuses on public relations, marketing, client relations and education. She leads the creation and delivery of educational content for national audiences as well as the development and oversight of legal marketing content for the firm. Fetyko was named partner last month, and previously served all offices across the firm as senior counsel and communications director.

Fetyko is also integral to the development of strategic managing partner Bob Tyson’s second book, the sequel to Nuclear Verdicts: Defending Justice for All, due out later this year. Additionally, she frequently hosts webinars and presentations for the firm drawing large audiences of claims professionals and their counsel. In a September 2023 webinar, Fetyko provided 1,000 insurance professionals with creative insight into what the industry can learn from Taylor Swift about stopping Nuclear Verdicts®. Fetyko travels across the country to deliver engaging courses on the firm’s proven Nuclear Verdicts® Defense Methods, furthering the firm’s reach and increasing its profile.

In 2023, Fetyko oversaw development of the curriculum for the firm’s new Attorneys in Residence program to bridge the gap between law school and practice for junior attorneys. She serves as faculty for the Tyson & Mendes Trial Academy, an eight-week intensive course that prepares the firm’s trial attorneys for the courtroom. She also develops curriculum and serves as faculty for the Nuclear Verdicts® Defense Institute, the only advanced trial academy for the defense, that teaches the firm’s methods to defense attorneys from other firms, as well as carriers. Fetyko also developed a brand-new consulting arm of the firm, offering services to insurance carriers on high-exposure cases and files.

Fetyko has first-chaired more than 80 trials, including as a deputy district attorney and chief deputy district attorney throughout Colorado, specializing in prosecuting high-level felony offenses and crimes against children before joining Tyson & Mendes. Fetyko has designed and implemented trial advocacy training programs for the better part of a decade. Fetyko earned her Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School and received her B.A. in writing and political communication from Emerson College.

Serving 21 states nationwide, Tyson & Mendes is one of the fastest growing civil defense firms in the U.S. and is proud to offer one of the fastest and clearest paths to partnership for its attorneys of any mid-sized law firm in the U.S. The firm is honored to be recognized as a 2024 Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers’, named a 2024 Best Company to Work for: Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report, awarded the 2023 Liberty Mutual Insurance External Law Firm Partner of the Year Award, awarded the No. 1 “Ceiling Smasher” in Law360’s 2022 Glass Ceiling Report for female equity partnership, and shortlisted for Financial Times’ 2022 Innovative Lawyers North America Award.

For more information and to view career opportunities, visit www.tysonmendes.com.

About Tyson & Mendes LLP  
Tyson & Mendes LLP is a nationwide, AV-rated litigation and trial firm specializing in insurance defense and protecting its clients from Nuclear Verdicts®. Robert Tyson and Patrick Mendes founded the firm in 2002 to defend corporations, insurance companies, and their clients in civil litigation matters. The firm has experienced tremendous growth in the past two decades, with offices across the U.S. serving clients in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.


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