Patricia G. Cramer

Senior Attorney
Tel 215.864.8607
Fax 215.864.9744

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.

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

Community Activities

Trish has been an active member of the Board of Directors of Jewish Family and Children's Services of Greater Philadelphia (JFCS) for many years. Her involvement has included serving as Board Chair in 2010 and 2011, Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee in 2009, and Chair of the Nominating/Governance Committee in 2012 and 2013. In addition, effective as of January 1, 2017, she joined the Board of Directors of Philadelphia VIP for a three year term.


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

Board Memberships

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

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

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1983)