Ballard Spahr

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Ballard Spahr
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Headquarters Philadelphia (PA)
Number of Offices 13 offices"offices" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 13.
Number of attorneys 561
Practice Areas Real Estate
Intellectual Property
Business and Finance
Public Finance
Key People Mark S. Stewart (Chair)
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Ballard Spahr LLP is a Philadelphia-based law firm of more than 500 lawyers practicing throughout the United States in the areas of litigation, business and finance, intellectual property, public finance, and real estate. [1] The firm is one of the largest in the United States according to The American Lawyer.[2]

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Ballard Spahr has a real estate practice in the United States, encompassing virtually all aspects of real estate finance, conveyancing, construction, and development. The firm's largest department is its litigation department. The firm also works in mergers and acquisitions, securities and other areas of corporate law, including the representation of sports franchises. The firm has also represented government entities in the issuance of municipal bonds and other tax-exempt instruments.[3] The firm also practices in the areas of labor & employment, insurance law, environmental law, tax law and other related sub-disciplines.[4]

In 2008, Ballard Spahr acquired the Atlanta-based intellectual property boutique firm of Needle & Rosenberg.[5]

In 2013, Ballard Spahr announced a partnership with New York City-based firm of Stillman & Friedman [6]

In 2017, the firm opened an office in Boulder, Colorado—a hub for innovation and entrepreneurial leadership—with the addition of a group of attorneys focused on corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, and strategic transactional matters.

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Philadelphia lawyer

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