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Edmund Nyarko

Associate He / Him / His

Edmund Nyarko is a Philadelphia-based litigator. He has experience conducting legal research, drafting memos, and participating in depositions and strategy-setting sessions.

Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Edmund interned with the Defender Association of Philadelphia. He also worked in the civil litigation section of the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General and U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Edmund maintains a robust pro bono practice and has experience with Section 1983 legislation. He has volunteered with Tutoring Chicago, Breakthrough Cincinnati, and Ceiba Philadelphia.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Juan R. Sanchez, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2024-2026

Judicial Internships

Hon. Robert B. Kugler, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2022

Recognition & Accomplishments

Human Rights First, "Pro Bono Star," 2024

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, Digital Innovation Forum, Temple Law, October 13, 2023



Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2023) 
Law and Public Policy Scholar
National Trial Team 
Vice President, Black Law Students Association
Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society

Xavier University (B.S. 2017)


Fluent in Twi

Elementary proficiency in Spanish