Seven Ballard Spahr practice areas have been recognized for national strength in the 2017 rankings by The Legal 500. The highly regarded annual guide to the legal profession also lists 39 Ballard Spahr attorneys as recommended nationally in their areas of practice.

Ballard Spahr practice areas recognized by The Legal 500 for 2017:

  • Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action: Automotive/Transport
  • Finance - Financial Services Regulation
  • Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Municipal
  • Industry Focus - Energy: Renewable/Alternative
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Middle Market (Sub-$500M)
  • Real Estate - Land Use/Zoning
  • Real Estate

The Legal 500 rankings are determined by researchers, including journalists and attorneys, who conduct months of in-depth market research. They solicit feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide and conduct interviews with leading peer attorneys.

Ballard Spahr attorneys recognized by The Legal 500 for 2017:

Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Automotive/Transport

  • David M. Stauss
  • Neal Walters
  • Patrick H. Pugh
  • Roberto A. Rivera-Soto
  • Roger P. Thomasch

Finance - Financial Services Regulation

  • Alan S. Kaplinsky
  • Daniel JT McKenna
  • Edward J. McAndrew
  • Jeremy T. Rosenblum
  • John D. Socknat
  • Mark J. Furletti
  • Richard J. Andreano, Jr.
  • Scott M. Pearson

Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Municipal

  • Brian D. Huben
  • Dustin P. Branch
  • Vincent J. Marriott III

Industry Focus – Energy: Renewable/Alternative

  • Darin Lowder
  • Dirk Michels
  • Patrick R. Gillard
  • R. Thomas Hoffmann

M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M)

  • Craig Circosta
  • Damon O. Barry
  • David H. Landau
  • Karen C. McConnell
  • Michele J. Rowland
  • Stephen W. Donelson

Real Estate

  • Alan S. Ritterband
  • Bart I. Mellits
  • Christopher D. Bell
  • David L. Pollack
  • Jeffrey S. Beenstock
  • Jon M. Laria
  • Kelly M. Wrenn
  • Mark Pollak
  • Raymond G. Truitt
  • Roger D. Winston
  • Tina R. Makoulian

Real Estate - Land Use/Zoning

  • Matthew N. McClure
  • Eben C. Hansel