Aysha Ames combines an educational, legal, and entrepreneurial background spanning nearly two decades. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Ames taught elementary school mathematics in Montclair, New Jersey. Currently, Ms. Ames is an attorney with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights where she works to ensure equal access to education and resolves complaints of discrimination. Ms. Ames is also a member of the Office for Civil Rights’ Diversity and Inclusion Council.
Ms. Ames is the founder of Yogalese LLC, a consulting company, and also manages a yoga law practice where she advises and counsels yoga studios and instructors on employment, business liability, tax, and intellectual property matters.
Ms. Ames is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law—Camden (J.D.), Rutgers University – Graduate School of Education (M.Ed.), and Rutgers College (B.A.). She is a member of the bar in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.