Jill K. Dolan

Associate She / Her / Hers
Delaware

Jill Dolan is an associate in the firm's Business and Transactions Department, focusing her practice on consumer financial services matters. Jill has over 23 years of experience in the areas of risk management, contract development/negotiation, regulatory compliance, and legal research and writing.

Prior to Ballard Spahr, Jill served as in-house counsel for a bank, and prior to law school, as a paralegal for a major national bank. In these roles, she developed and wrote complex agreements for sales and marketing partnerships, provided legal review of marketing materials, and researched and analyzed complex state and federal regulations for application to business operations, among a variety of other responsibilities.

Experience 

Representative Matters

  • Provided legal counsel for credit card and private student loan marketing
  • Provided legal counsel to credit card product and operations teams to successfully launch product enhancements
  • Provided legal counsel on executive and regulatory complaint responses

Professional Highlights

Judicial Externships

Chief Magistrate Judge Mary Pat Thynge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2018

Professional Activities

Delaware State Bar Association; Multicultural Judges and Lawyers, Women in Law, Young Lawyers

Publications

"After the Storm: Hurricanes Irma and Maria and Puerto Rico’s Debt Restructuring," Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, 2019

"The Deal Price Matters: Dell, Inc. v. Magnetar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd., et. al.," Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, February 2, 2018

Credentials 

Education

Widener University Delaware Law School (J.D., magna cum laude)
Articles Editor, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Transactional Law Honor Society
Widener Scholar

University of Delaware (B.A.)

Admissions

Delaware