Benjamin A. Guthorn

Associate

guthornb@ballardspahr.com
Tel 410.528.5554
Fax 410.528.5650
Baltimore

Benjamin A. Guthorn represents state and local governments, housing agencies, conduit issuers, and underwriters in tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions, including general obligation issuances, tax-increment financing, tax-exempt private activity bonds, and the creation of special taxing districts. In addition to his focus in public finance matters, Ben also has experience representing commercial banks, developers, and other institutional investors in a variety of commercial finance and real estate transactions.

Pro Bono Experience

Ben maintains a robust pro bono practice. He serves as pro bono counsel for Free State Justice, a Maryland-based LGBTQ legal services and advocacy group; Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, a nonprofit legal services provider established to help meet the need for civil legal services in Maryland; and the Community Law Center, a Baltimore-based legal services organization dedicated solely to strengthening neighborhoods and the nonprofit sector.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Dan Friedman, Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Community Activities

Free State Justice, Policy & Advocacy Committee, 2018-present

Washington University School of Law (J.D. 2015)
Development Editor, Washington University Law Review
Executive Board Member, OUTLaw
Chapter President, American Constitution Society

Washington University in St. Louis (B.F.A, magna cum laude, 2010)

Maryland