Emilie R. Ninan, a public finance partner at Ballard Spahr, was named Managing Partner of the firm’s office in Wilmington, Delaware. As the partner responsible for the firm’s public finance practice in Delaware, Ms. Ninan serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, or other counsel on a range of general obligation, revenue, and conduit municipal bond financings.

Ms. Ninan also will become President of the North American South Asian Bar Association in 2012.