More than 100 Ballard Spahr attorneys across the country have been included in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as one of the definitive guides to the country's leading attorneys.

Each year Best Lawyers honors the top attorneys in high-profile legal practices based entirely on peer reviews. It surveys lawyers across the country to evaluate their peers based on legal skill, professionalism, and integrity. The annual guide is published by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.

The following is a list of Ballard Spahr's 2013 Best Lawyers by legal practices, along with the cities where they practice:

Administrative /Regulatory Law
Jerold G. Oldroyd – Salt Lake City

Banking and Finance Law 
Carl H. Fridy – Philadelphia
Jerold G. Oldroyd – Salt Lake City
Richard S. Perelman – Philadelphia
Jeremy T. Rosenblum – Philadelphia 

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Tobey M. Daluz – Wilmington
Carl A. Eklund – Denver
Vincent J. Marriott III – Philadelphia
John L. Ruppert – Denver
William A. Slaughter – Philadelphia
Dean C. Waldt – Phoenix 

Bet-the-Company Litigation 
M. Norman Goldberger – Philadelphia
Arthur Makadon – Philadelphia
David H. Pittinsky – Philadelphia
Roger P. Thomasch – Denver 

Biotechnology Law
Morris Cheston, Jr. – Philadelphia
Mary Anthony Merchant – Atlanta 

Commercial Litigation 
Leslie A. Eaton – Denver
M. Norman Goldberger – Philadelphia
Stephen J. Kastenberg – Philadelphia
John B. Kearney – New Jersey
John G. Kerkorian – Phoenix
Laura E. Krabill – Philadelphia
Arthur Makadon – Philadelphia
David H. Pittinsky – Philadelphia
Roger P. Thomasch – Denver
Abran E. Vigil – Las Vegas
Mathew A. White – Philadelphia
Christopher J. Willis – Atlanta 

Construction Law
Lynn R. Axelroth – Philadelphia

Copyright Law 
Jamie B. Bischoff – Philadelphia
Corey Field – Los Angeles
Lawrence K. Nodine – Atlanta
Lynn E. Rzonca – Philadelphia 

Corporate Compliance Law 
Henry E. Hockeimer, Jr. – Philadelphia
Charles R. Moran – Baltimore 

Corporate Governance Law 
Paul Christian Anderson – Salt Lake City
Charles R. Moran – Baltimore 

Corporate Law 
Paul Christian Anderson – Salt Lake City
Richard J. Braemer – Philadelphia
Douglas M. Fox – Baltimore
William A. Hicks III – Phoenix
Alan S. Kaplinsky – Philadelphia
Robert C. Kim – Las Vegas
Justin P. Klein – Philadelphia
Karen C. McConnell – Phoenix
Charles R. Moran – Baltimore
David R. Rudd – Salt Lake City
John L. Ruppert – Denver
Stephen M. Savage – Phoenix
Edward D. Slevin – Philadelphia 

Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Stanley W. Parry – Las Vegas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Edward I. Leeds – Philadelphia
Brian M. Pinheiro – Philadelphia 

Employment Law - Management 
Elisabeth R. Blattner-Thompson – Salt Lake City
Shannon D. Farmer – Philadelphia
David S. Fryman – Philadelphia
Kenneth M. Jarin – Philadelphia
Daniel V. Johns – Philadelphia
Denise M. Keyser – New Jersey
John B. Langel – Philadelphia
Brian D. Pedrow – Philadelphia
Steven W. Suflas – New Jersey
Anthony F. Visco, Jr. – Philadelphia 

Energy Law 
Dena E. Wiggins – Washington, D.C.

Environmental Law 
David J. Armstrong – Phoenix
Brendan K. Collins – Philadelphia
Glenn A. Harris – New Jersey
Robert B. McKinstry, Jr. – Philadelphia
Glenn L. Unterberger – Philadelphia
Harry Weiss – Philadelphia 

Equipment Finance Law 
Carl H. Fridy – Philadelphia
Richard S. Perelman – Philadelphia 

Financial Services Regulation Law 
Alan S. Kaplinsky – Philadelphia
Jerold G. Oldroyd – Salt Lake City 

Franchise Law

Jeffrey Cowman – Denver
Kim I. McCullough – Denver

Gaming Law 
Bill Curran – Las Vegas
Robert P. Krauss – Philadelphia 

Government Relations Practice
Bill Curran – Las Vegas

Labor Law - Management 
David S. Fryman – Philadelphia
Kenneth M. Jarin – Philadelphia
Denise M. Keyser – New Jersey
Brian D. Pedrow – Philadelphia
Steven W. Suflas – New Jersey
Anthony F. Visco, Jr. – Philadelphia 

Land Use & Zoning Law 
Bill Curran – Las Vegas
Jon M. Laria – Baltimore
Neil Sklaroff – Philadelphia 

Litigation - Antitrust
Arthur Makadon – Philadelphia

Litigation - Banking & Finance 
Alan S. Kaplinsky – Philadelphia
Roger P. Thomasch – Denver
Abran E. Vigil – Las Vegas
Christopher J. Willis – Atlanta 

Litigation - Bankruptcy 
Carl A. Eklund – Denver
David L. Pollack – Philadelphia
William A. Slaughter – Philadelphia 

Litigation - Environmental 
Brendan K. Collins – Philadelphia
Glenn A. Harris – New Jersey
Robert B. McKinstry, Jr. – Philadelphia
Glenn L. Unterberger – Philadelphia 

Litigation - First Amendment
Burt M. Rublin – Philadelphia

Litigation - Intellectual Property 
Jamie B. Bischoff – Philadelphia
Laura E. Krabill – Philadelphia
William H. Needle – Atlanta
Lawrence K. Nodine – Atlanta
Lynn E. Rzonca – Philadelphia 

Litigation - Labor & Employment
Elisabeth R. Blattner-Thompson – Salt Lake City
David S. Fryman – Philadelphia
Daniel V. Johns – Philadelphia
John B. Langel – Philadelphia
Steven W. Suflas – New Jersey 

Litigation - Land Use & Zoning 
Stanley W. Parry – Las Vegas
Neil Sklaroff – Philadelphia 

Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions 
M. Norman Goldberger – Philadelphia
Roger P. Thomasch – Denver
Abran E. Vigil – Las Vegas 

Litigation - Patent 
Jamie B. Bischoff – Philadelphia
Brian W. LaCorte – Phoenix
Lawrence K. Nodine – Atlanta
Lynn E. Rzonca – Philadelphia 

Litigation - Real Estate
Michael Sklaroff – Philadelphia
Roger P. Thomasch – Denver
Abran E. Vigil – Las Vegas 

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
M. Norman Goldberger – Philadelphia

Litigation - Securities
M. Norman Goldberger – Philadelphia
Stephen J. Kastenberg – Philadelphia
Laura E. Krabill – Philadelphia
Arthur Makadon – Philadelphia
Roger P. Thomasch – Denver 

Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Regina O'Brien Thomas – Philadelphia

Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Paul Christian Anderson – Salt Lake City
Richard J. Braemer – Philadelphia
William A. Hicks III – Phoenix
Michael E. Kearney – Las Vegas
Robert C. Kim – Las Vegas
Justin P. Klein – Philadelphia
Karen C. McConnell – Phoenix
David R. Rudd – Salt Lake City

Municipal Law
William A. Hicks III – Phoenix

Natural Resources Law
Dena E. Wiggins – Washington, D.C.

Patent Law 
Jamie B. Bischoff – Philadelphia
Mitchell A. Katz – Atlanta
Gregory J. Kirsch – Atlanta
William H. Needle – Atlanta
Lynn E. Rzonca – Philadelphia 

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Joseph H. Kenney -- New Jersey

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law 
Paul Christian Anderson – Salt Lake City
Steven B. King – Philadelphia 

Public Finance Law 
Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. – Washington, D.C.
Kevin R. Cunningham – Philadelphia
Joseph A. Fanone – Washington, D.C.
Charles S. Henck – Washington, D.C.
William A. Hicks III – Phoenix
Linda B. Schakel – Washington, D.C. 

Real Estate Law 
Lynn R. Axelroth – Philadelphia
Thomas G. Bennett – Salt Lake City
Paul K. Casey – Baltimore
W. Michael Clowdus – Denver
Bill Curran – Las Vegas
Mark S. DePillis – Philadelphia
Morton P. Fisher, Jr. – Baltimore
Christopher J. Fritz – Baltimore
David B. Gifford – Philadelphia
Thomas A. Hauser – Baltimore
Philip B. Korb – Philadelphia
Jon M. Laria – Baltimore
Tina R. Makoulian – Philadelphia
Bart I. Mellits – Philadelphia
Jeffrey S. Pitcher – Phoenix
David L. Pollack – Philadelphia
Mark Pollak – Baltimore
Beverly J. Quail – Denver
Alan S. Ritterband – Philadelphia
Michael Sklaroff – Philadelphia
Raymond G. Truitt – Baltimore
Allan R. Winn – Washington, D.C.
Roger D. Winston – Bethesda
Fred Wolf III – Baltimore 

Securities / Capital Markets Law 
Brian D. Doerner – Philadelphia
Gerald J. Guarcini – Philadelphia
Justin P. Klein – Philadelphia
Dwight R. Landes – Denver
Karen C. McConnell – Phoenix 

Securities Regulation 
Gerald J. Guarcini – Philadelphia
Karen C. McConnell – Phoenix 

Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Thomas A. Hauser – Baltimore

Tax Law 
Wendi L. Kotzen – Philadelphia
John L. Ruppert – Denver 

Trademark Law 
Brian W. LaCorte – Phoenix
William H. Needle – Atlanta
Lawrence K. Nodine – Atlanta
Lynn E. Rzonca – Philadelphia 

Trusts and Estates 
Benjamin R. Neilson – Philadelphia
Marilyn C. Sanborne – Philadelphia
Regina O'Brien Thomas – Philadelphia 

Venture Capital Law
Paul Christian Anderson – Salt Lake City
David R. Rudd – Salt Lake City