Patricia G. Cramer

Senior Attorney

Patricia G. Cramer works with businesses on general corporate matters, including structure and governance. In addition, Trish advises clients on the selection of trademarks, filing and prosecuting trademark applications, policing of trademarks, and the maintenance of trademark registrations.

Trish works primarily with a public company, which lists its stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, on day-to-day corporate operations issues, periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, proxy statements, its annual meeting, and issuing opinions for the sale of stock pursuant to Rule 144. She also provides corporate support for the company's transactions and advice in connection with its trademark portfolio.

Following her clerkship with the Honorable Frank X. O’Brien, Trish was a Staff Attorney with the Central Legal Staff of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Trish has worked for many years with nonprofit corporations on their formation and governance, and on filing applications for exemption from federal income taxation.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Frank X. O’Brien, Court of Common Pleas, Family Court Division, Philadelphia County

Board Memberships & Community Service

Trish has also served as a board member or trustee of the following organizations:

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Jewish Information Referral Services
Jewish Publication Society
Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center


Trish is one of the authors of the annual supplements to the Pennsylvania Corporate Practice and Forms – The Ballard Spahr Manual.



Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law (J.D. 1987)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1983)