Philly.com recently singled out Arthur Makadon—former Chair of Ballard Spahr, a nationally recognized litigator, and an influential figure in state and local politics—as one of 20 notable Philadelphians who died in 2013. Mr. Makadon, often described as an “insider’s insider,” joined Ballard Spahr in 1975 and was Chair from 2002 to 2011. He died on July 24 of lung cancer at the age of 70.