Ballard Spahr partner Katayun I. Jaffari has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association Business Law Section.

The Business Law Section is one of the oldest and largest sections of the Philadelphia Bar Association. It organizes continuing legal education programs to keep members up to date on developments in the legal field and supports a community atmosphere for business attorneys. Ms. Jaffari follows fellow Ballard Spahr partner Justin P. Klein, who was a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Business Law Section.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the leadership of such a well-respected organization,” said Ms. Jaffari. “And I’m honored to continue the tradition of Ballard Spahr's commitment to the Philadelphia Bar Association.” Ms. Jaffari is also Chair of the Small Business Committee of the Business Law Section. Her exceptional leadership was recognized with a Chair of the Year award in 2012.

At Ballard Spahr, Ms. Jaffari assists companies in the biotechnology, energy, and technology sectors with complex securities transactions. A leader in the fields of corporate governance and securities, Ms. Jaffari has advised clients in multibillion-dollar deals and has broad experience in public offerings, stock-for-stock mergers, private placements of common stock, and offerings of convertible notes. Her practice also includes business counseling, capital raising, and mergers and acquisitions. She is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

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