Jane Rose Siegfried, an associate in Ballard Spahr's Mergers and Acquisitions Department, won The M&A Advisor's "Legal Advisor of the Year" award, it was announced Tuesday.

Ms. Siegfried is a transactional attorney with a broad-based practice who collaborates with her clients to help them achieve their business, economic, and personal goals. She represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, the formation of joint ventures, complex commercial contracts negotiations, and corporate governance matters.

The attorneys of Ballard Spahr's Mergers and Acquisitions Department represent buyers and sellers ranging from small, privately held companies to multinational public companies in transactions that span the lower-middle and middle markets to multi-billion dollar mergers. Department clients include domestic and foreign public and private companies of all sizes, family-owned businesses, and financial intermediaries.

The 18th Annual M&A Advisor Awards are meant to recognize excellence in deal-making. A full list of finalists can be found here.