Eileen Quigley

Eileen B. Quigley


Eileen B. Quigley counsels numerous businesses, individuals, developers, nonprofits, universities, and telecommunications companies in a wide range of real estate matters. Her practice emphasis is on land use, entitlements, zoning, administrative law, and historic preservation. She represents clients in land use matters before administrative bodies, commissions, agencies, and courts.

Before joining Ballard Spahr, Eileen served for seven years in the City of Philadelphia Law Department. In that capacity, she provided legal counsel and representation to many city departments, including the Department of Licenses and Inspections, Department of Health and Human Services, and Philadelphia Historical Commission. Eileen was co-counsel in the creation and implementation of the first Lead Paint Court in Philadelphia, the city's pilot program to address quality-of-life issues, as well as the city's Neighborhood Transformation Initiative to reduce urban blight. 

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Philadelphia Bar Association, Real Property Section, Executive Committee

Urban Land Institute, Technical Assistance Panel Committee

American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, "Philadelphia Zoning Code: 2017 Legislative Update," Ballard Spahr breakfast briefing, Philadelphia, June 29, 2017  

Panelist, "The Land Bank: Investing in Philadelphia's Future," Ballard Spahr breakfast briefing, Philadelphia, February 24, 2015

Faculty, Pennsylvania Bar Institute: 17th Annual Real Estate Institute, December 4-5, 2013

Panelist, "One Year Later, Implementation of Philadelphia's New Zoning Code," Ballard Spahr briefing, Philadelphia, September 17, 2013

"Project Financing and Development for Nonprofits," Ballard Spahr seminar, September 18, 2012

Panelist, "The New Philadelphia Zoning Code: Uses, Overlay Districts, and Parking Standards and Controls," Ballard Spahr seminar, April 18, 2012

Panelist, "The New Philadelphia Zoning Code: As-of-Right Permits, Base Zoning Districts, and the Code's Structure," Ballard Spahr seminar, February 15, 2012

Contributing author, American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry's Annotated Construction Law Glossary, 2010

Board Memberships & Community Service

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

The Committee to Benefit the Children



Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D. 1996)
Recipient, Barrister Award for Trial Advocacy

La Salle University (B.S. 1988) 



New Jersey