Ashford Inc Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Ashford, Inc. and its subsidiaries, (collectively, “Ashford”) regarding its recent data breach. The Ashford data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 46,000 individuals.


Ashford is an alternative asset management firm based in Texas. Founded in 2014, Ashford’s portfolio of strategic operating businesses provide asset management, investment management, and related services to the real estate and hospitality sectors. Additionally, Ashford’s Hospitality Products and Services initiative strategically invests in operating companies that service the hospitality industry, aiming to grow these companies and establish synergies for its hotel platforms.3 Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Ashford Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AINC, and employs over 50 individuals.


On September 20, 2023, Ashford discovered that it had experienced a data beach in which sensitive personal information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Ashford determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on September 7, 2023. On January 19, 2024, Ashford began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Ashford, Inc.:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Ashford data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Ashford, Inc.:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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