Harry Weiss, a Ballard Spahr partner, is among 13 members of an advisory panel set up by Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to study natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale in the western part of the state. Mr. Weiss is active in the oil and gas leasing bar in connection with Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania. Panel members include representatives of the gas industry, environmental organizations, and local governments and businesses in that part of the State.