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17 West Gay Street, Suite 200
West Chester, PA 19380

Phone: 610.6921371

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Asha I. Steele

Asha is an associate practicing with the firm’s litigation, transactional, municipal and school law practice groups. She assists with Orphan’s Court matters, commercial real estate and business transactions, municipal and zoning matters, and general litigation.

Prior to joining Unruh Turner Burke & Frees as an associate, Asha was a summer associate with the firm in 2022. She graduated from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law in 2023. During her time at law school, she gained experience in various academic roles. Asha gained valuable practical experience as a Student Attorney at Villanova’s Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, & Emigrant Services (CARES). In addition, Asha was a Teaching Assistant for Professor David Caudill and a Research Assistant for Professor Abel Rodriguez. While in law school, Asha also interned at Comcast with its Cable legal team.

Beyond her professional career, Asha enjoys baking and Agatha Christie novels. Her diverse interests and experiences enrich her perspective, allowing her to approach legal challenges with creativity and empathy.

Practice Areas


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (2023)
    • Dorothy Day Award for Pro Bono Service
    • Black Law Student Association, Vice President/li>
  • Gordon College, B.A. (2019)
    • Political Science, Pre-law
    • Magna cum laude
    • Academic all-conference


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (2023)


  • Chester County Bar Association

Latest From Asha Steele



Employee or Independent Contractor: How to Classify a Worker?

Is your worker an employee or an independent contractor? This question has tormented employers over the years due to blurred lines on how to classify workers. The correct classification is integral for determining the manner of compensation and protections granted to each. What remains certain is that the misclassification of a worker will have …




Unruh Turner Burke & Frees Supports Girls Spark in Empowering Young Women

Unruh Turner Burke & Frees is pleased to be able to support Girls Spark, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering middle and high school girls.

The mission of Girls Spark is “to provide a safe, supportive, and empowering environment” where young women “can learn, collaborate, and overcome adversity in facing today’s social issues.” Lead …




Unruh Turner Burke & Frees Attorneys Participate in Chester County Bar Foundation Law Day Ceremony

The Chester County Bar Foundation Law Day Ceremony took place on May 1, 2024, at the Chester County Justice Center. Law Day  was established in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to celebrate the rule of law in a free society.

Amanda Sundquist, Chair of the 2024 Law Day Event Committee, worked closely …




Federal Trade Commission Issues Final Rule Banning Most Non-Compete Clauses

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a final rule1 banning most non-compete covenants contained in employment agreements. By issuing this rule, the FTC concluded that post-employment restrictions precluding competition violate the Federal Trade Commission Act, the statutory framework under which the FTC exercises its authority. Notably, the rule does …




Unruh Turner Burke & Frees Welcomes Associate Asha I. Steele

We are pleased to introduce Asha I. Steele, our newest associate at Unruh Turner Burke & Frees. Asha will be working with our litigation, transactional, municipal, and school law practice groups, providing support in Orphan’s Court matters, commercial real estate and business transactions, municipal and zoning affairs, and general litigation.

Asha began as a …

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