Ashton Wiebe is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office.

Areas of Practice

Ashton leverages her experience in the U.S. and Canada to help both companies and underwriters with all aspects of corporate and securities law, including public offerings, private placements, and corporate governance matters. She also advises Canadian clients on the listing requirements of the NYSE, NASDAQ, and the platforms operated by the OTC Markets Group, and represents clients in cross-border transactions.

As a corporate and capital markets attorney, Ashton advises companies and their boards of directors on securities law compliance and disclosure related issues, as well as in connection with corporate governance matters. In addition, she assists publicly-held companies manage their reporting obligations under the Exchange Act, and assists with NASDAQ, NYSE and other exchange listing and compliance matters. She has experience representing companies in a variety of industries, including biotechnology, fintech, oil and gas, cannabis and manufacturing. Ashton previously practiced with an international law firm and national business law firm in Canada, where she advised both U.S. and Canadian issuers on TSX, TSXV and CSE listings, securities offerings, private placements, and securities law compliance.

Ashton obtained her law degree from the University of Western Ontario, where she assisted Canadian national-team athletes at the Sport Solution legal clinic, co-founded the Mennonite Community Project with Pro Bono Students Canada and served as President of the Western Equestrian Club.

In addition to her client work, Ashton actively engages in pro bono work, volunteering with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program’s HIV/AIDS legal clinic, and assists victims of domestic violence with immigration intakes.

Outside of the office, Ashton enjoys hunter/jumper horseback riding, pilates and catching classic rock concerts.



  • Advised The Benchmark Company as underwriter in connection with ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd.’s US$1.265 million public offering of common shares.
  • Represented the placement agent in connection with a clinical-stage therapeutic company’s public offering of common stock and warrants.
  • Represented a NASDAQ-listed Issuer in connection with a public offering and concurrent private placement or common stock, warrants and pre-funded warrants.
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the successful takeover of a private oil sands company.
  • Represented an integrated energy company in connection with its MJDS public offering of an aggregate of US$750-million principal amount of senior notes and its public offering of an aggregate of CAD$500-million principal amount of medium term notes.
  • Advised an NYSE-listed issuer in connection with its acquisition of a Canadian manufacturing company.
  • Represented Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE: ACRG.U) in its US$3.4 billion arrangement with Canopy ‎Growth.‎
  • Advised Canaccord Genuity Corp. in the private placement offering of Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) common shares for gross proceeds of CAD$34.06 million.
  • Advised Rocket Lab, a space systems company, in connection with the acquisition of Sinclair Interplanetary, a spacecraft hardware developer.
  • Advised an independent craft distillery in connection with its acquisition by the Canadian subsidiary of a multinational brewing company.
  • Represented the special committee of the board of directors of private equity firm Difference Capital Financial Inc. (TSX: DCF) in its CAD$110 million business combination with Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (TSX: MOGO, NASDAQ: MOGO).
  • Represented High Street Capital Partners, LLC in connection with its US$314.2 million subscription ‎receipt financing, reverse take-over of Applied Inventions Management Corp. and the listing of the ‎resulting issuer, Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE: ACRG.U), on the Canadian Securities Exchange.



  • Bob Williams Award for service to the firm and community, Sheppard Mullin, 2023




Member, Law Society of Alberta

Member, Law Society of Ontario


J.D., University of Western Ontario, 2018

B.B.A., University of Regina, Paul J. Hill School of Business, 2013


  • California
  • Alberta
  • Ontario
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