Ashraf is the Director of Business Development and Marketing at Porter Hedges LLP in Houston. He is responsible for developing and executing the business development and marketing strategies for the firm and its practices, managing the public relations effort, and leading the team of marketing professionals.  Prior to Porter Hedges, he led the Texas marketing efforts for Morgan Lewis, growing a new office in Houston and managing the firm’s presence in Dallas.  Before that, he was part of the intellectual property practice group marketing team at Howrey LLP. 

Ashraf received an M.B.A. from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business and B.A. from Duke University.

He currently serves as the President of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA), the largest legal marketing trade organization representing more than 4,200 members across the globe engaged in marketing, business development, public relations, pricing, practice management, and strategy for law firms.