A real estate attorney and a litigator in Ballard Spahr's Baltimore office have been elected partners. Amy M. McClain and Robert A. Scott are among four attorneys who will join the firm's partnership on July 1.

Ms. McClain is a member of Ballard Spahr's Real Estate Department and Housing Group. She primarily represents public housing authorities and affordable-housing developers in mixed-finance transactions involving a variety of funding sources. Mr. Scott is a member of the Litigation Department whose practice emphasizes real estate, title insurance, and consumer finance litigation. He represents major title insurance carriers and their insured lenders and property owners in title disputes.