Elizabeth M. Torres (McClellan)


Elizabeth Torres advises clients on a variety of real estate matters, focusing on representing lenders in commercial real estate financing transactions. Elizabeth represents national and regional lenders in both conventional and affordable housing loans, including seniors housing, student housing, manufactured housing, and mixed-use properties.

Elizabeth is a former summer associate with the firm.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Elizabeth has participated in Wills for Heroes events in Maryland where she and other Ballard Spahr attorneys assisted first responders and veterans with preparation of estate planning documentation.

Judicial Internships

Hon. Judge Getty, Maryland Court of Appeals, 2019

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, “Masterclass on Facial Recognition and Analysis: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risks,” Wilson Center Congressional Tech Labs, July 2020


“Facial Recognition Technology, Balancing the Benefits and Concerns,” 15 J. BUS. & TECH. L. 363, 2020



University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2021)
Order of the Coif
Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of Business and Technology Law
Rule 19 Student Attorney, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Rose Zetzer Fellow, Women, Leadership, & Equality
Writing Fellow, Legal Analysis and Writing
Member, Business Law Society

University of Maryland, College Park (B.A. 2018)