Thomas A. Spring

Thomas practices real estate law, representing mortgage lenders in commercial real estate financing transactions. Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Thomas served as a law clerk for the Hon. Liam P. Hardy and the Hon. Margaret A. Ryan with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, where he drafted judicial opinions on issues arising in the military justice system. During law school, Thomas interned for the Immigration Department of Catholic Charities, where he completed applications for undocumented victims of domestic abuse to become legal permanent residents.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Liam P. Hardy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2020

Hon. Margaret A. Ryan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2019-2020

Judicial Externships

Hon. Christopher R. Cooper, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2019

Board Memberships & Community Service

Mayfield Improvement Association

Young Lawyer’s Division of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, Public Service Committee

AmeriCorps, State and National Program Member, 2013-2015



Notre Dame Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2019)
Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 94 Notes and Submissions Editor

University of Notre Dame (M. Ed. 2015)

University of Dallas (B.A. 2013)