Sixty-seven lawyers from Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP will be published as "Leaders in Their Field" in the 2008 online edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for BusinessChambers USA rankings are based on exhaustive client and peer review.  Selection is dependent upon extensive interviews of attorneys, law firm clients, and others in the legal industry. 

Two of Ballard's practice groups have increased their regional rankings.  Environment - Pennsylvania increased, from #2 to #1, and Labor & Employment - New Jersey increased rank from #2 to #1.

Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP Practice Group Rankings are

Ranked 1 in Real Estate - Pennsylvania
Ranked 1 in Environment - Pennsylvania
Ranked 1 in Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Financial Services Regulation - National
Ranked 1 in Real Estate - Maryland
Ranked 1 in Labor & Employment - New Jersey
Ranked 2 in Real Estate - Colorado
Ranked 2 in Environment - New Jersey
Ranked 2 in Banking & Finance - Pennsylvania
Ranked 2 in Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Colorado
Ranked 2 in Real Estate - Utah
Ranked 2 in Litigation: General Commercial - Pennsylvania
Ranked 2 in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity - Pennsylvania
Ranked 2 in Labor & Employment - Pennsylvania
Ranked 3 in Intellectual Property - Pennsylvania
Ranked 3 in Litigation: General Commercial - Colorado
Ranked 3 in Real Estate - New Jersey
Ranked 3 in Real Estate - Nevada
Ranked 4 in Corporate/M&A - Utah
Ranked 4 in Investment Funds: REITs - National

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For the current U.S. directory, Chambers and Partners, a London-based publisher, assigned a team of 40 full-time researchers to conduct over 10,000 interviews.   Rankings are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, and other qualities most valued by law firm clients.

Ballard 2008 Chambers USA "Leaders in Their Field"

Real Estate
Morton P. Fisher Jr., Baltimore, Real Estate (Maryland)
Marci I. Gordon, Baltimore, Real Estate (Maryland)
Jon M. Laria, Baltimore, Real Estate: Land Use (Maryland)
Mark Pollak, Baltimore, Real Estate (Maryland)
Raymond G. Truitt, Baltimore, Real Estate (Maryland)
Roger D. Winston, Bethesda, Real Estate (Maryland)
W. Michael Clowdus, Denver, Real Estate: Hotels & Leisure (Colorado)
Beverly J. Quail, Denver, Real Estate (Colorado)
David A. Barksdale, Las Vegas, Real Estate (Nevada)
William P. Curran, Las Vegas, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Nevada)
Lynn R. Axelroth, Philadelphia, Real Estate (Pennsylvania)
Mark S. DePillis, Philadelphia, Real Estate (Pennsylvania)
David B. Gifford, Philadelphia, Real Estate (Pennsylvania)
Richard R. Goldberg, Philadelphia, Real Estate (Pennsylvania)
Philip B. Korb, Philadelphia, Real Estate (Pennsylvania)
Tina R. Makoulian, Philadelphia, Real Estate (Pennsylvania)
Michael Sklaroff, Philadelphia, Real Estate (Pennsylvania), Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Pennsylvania)
Neil Sklaroff, Philadelphia, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Pennsylvania)
Thomas G. Bennett, Salt Lake City, Real Estate, (Utah)
Steven D. Peterson, Salt Lake City, Real Estate (Utah)
Barbara A. Casey, Voorhees, Real Estate (New Jersey)
Richard M. Hluchan, Voorhees, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (New Jersey)
Mark D. Shapiro, Voorhees, Real Estate (New Jersey)

Litigation
Roger P. Thomasch, Denver, Litigation: General Commercial (Colorado)
Stephen J. Kastenberg, Philadelphia, Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania)
John P. Lavelle Jr., Philadelphia, Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania)
Arthur Makadon, Philadelphia, Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania)
David H. Pittinsky, Philadelphia, Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania)
John B. Kearney, Voorhees, Litigation: General Commercial (New Jersey)

White Collar Litigation
Kevin M. Shea, Denver, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Colorado)
Donald J. Goldberg, Philadelphia, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Pennsylvania)
Henry E. Hockeimer Jr., Philadelphia, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Pennsylvania)

Gaming & Licensing
William P. Curran, Las Vegas, Gaming & Licensing (Nevada)

Employment: Benefits & Compensation
John M. Bernard, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation (Pennsylvania)
Jacquelyn Gray, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation (Pennsylvania)
Edward I. Leeds, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation, (Pennsylvania)
Brian M. Pinheiro, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation (Pennsylvania)

Corporate/Commercial
Robert C. Kim, Las Vegas, Corporate/Commercial (Nevada)

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Richard J. Braemer, Philadelphia, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Pennsylvania)
Richard P. Jaffe, Philadelphia, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Pennsylvania), Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital (Pennsylvania)
Justin P. Klein, Philadelphia, Corporate/M&A: Securities (Pennsylvania), Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Pennsylvania)

Environment
Brendan K. Collins, Philadelphia, Environment (Pennsylvania)
David G. Mandelbaum, Philadelphia, Environment (Pennsylvania)
Robert B. McKinstry Jr., Philadelphia, Environment (Pennsylvania)
Monique M. Mooney, Philadelphia, Environment (Pennsylvania)
Ronald A. Sarachan, Philadelphia, Environment (Pennsylvania)
Glenn L. Unterberger, Philadelphia, Environment (Pennsylvania)
Harry R. Weiss, Philadelphia, Environment (Pennsylvania)
Lee Storey, Phoenix, Environment (Arizona)
Glenn A. Harris, Voorhees, Environment (New Jersey)
Richard M. Hluchan, Voorhees, Environment (New Jersey)

Banking & Finance
Carl H. Fridy, Philadelphia, Banking & Finance (Pennsylvania)
Alan S. Kaplinsky, Philadelphia, Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory (Pennsylvania), Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Financial Services Regulation (National)
Richard S. Perelman, Philadelphia, Banking & Finance (Pennsylvania)
Jeremy T. Rosenblum, Philadelphia, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Financial Services Regulation (National), Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory (Pennsylvania)

Labor & Employment
David S. Fryman, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment (Pennsylvania)
John B. Langel, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment (Pennsylvania)
Brian D. Pedrow, Philadelphia, Labor & Employment (Pennsylvania)
David A. Selden, Phoenix, Labor & Employment (Arizona)
James W. Stewart, Salt Lake City, Labor & Employment (Utah)
Edward T. Groh, Voorhees, Labor & Employment (New Jersey)
Denise M. Keyser, Voorhees, Labor & Employment (New Jersey)
Patricia A. Smith, Voorhees, Labor & Employment (New Jersey)
Steven W. Suflas, Voorhees, Labor & Employment (New Jersey)


Intellectual Property
Corey Field, Philadelphia, Intellectual Property (Pennsylvania)
Lynn E. Rzonca, Philadelphia, Intellectual Property (Pennsylvania)
Barbara K. Polich, Salt Lake City, Intellectual Property (Utah)

Corporate M&A
Karen Ciupak McConnell, Phoenix, Corporate/M&A (Arizona)
P. Christian (Chris) Anderson, Salt Lake City, Corporate/M&A (Utah)
David R. Rudd, Salt Lake City, Corporate/M&A (Utah)