Lila A. Sevener


Lila Sevener is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing her practice on labor and employment matters. She has experience researching various legal issues, including state and federal employment law and labor law. Lila has also participated in all stages of trial preparation, including preparing answers, preparing exhibits, conducting direct examinations, and preparing briefs.

Prior to Ballard Spahr, Lila served as a legal extern at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, where she assisted clients with SSI applications, drafted preliminary hearing statements, and drafted research memoranda on various issues relating to SSI and disability.


Representative Matters

  • Prepare position statements in response to employment law charges from state and federal agencies
  • Prepare position statements in response to labor representation petitions and unfair labor practice charges
  • Assist in all stages of arbitrations including drafting direct examinations, preparing exhibits, and drafting post-arbitration briefs

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Represent pro bono clients experiencing or at risk of homelessness with filing for SSI benefits through the SOAR program



University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 2021)
Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Associate Editor, The Regulatory Review

Northeastern University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2018)