Kimberly Betterton, a municipal bond and tax lawyer, has joined Ballard Spahr LLP in Baltimore, the firm announced. Formerly a partner at McKennon Shelton & Henn, Ms. Betterton has become a member of Ballard Spahr’s Public Finance, Energy and Project Finance, Tax, and Transactional Finance practices.

“I have worked alongside Kim for several years and am enthusiastic to have her at Ballard Spahr,” said Frederic “Rick” L. Ballard, Jr., head of the firm’s Tax Group. “Kim is a terrific lawyer — smart, creative, and dedicated to her clients. She will be a tremendous asset to the firm.”