Juliana R. van Hoeven

Associate She / Her / Hers

Juliana van Hoeven is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group. Juliana represents both public and private employers in employment litigation involving claims under federal and state law. She has experience litigating matters involving wage and hour disputes, employment discrimination, restrictive covenants and breach of contract claims. She has also counseled clients on a wide range of matters, including workplace investigations, executive compensation issues and the development of workplace policies and agreements.

Juliana is a member of Ballard Spahr’s Hiring Committee.

Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Juliana worked in the Delaware office of a major international law firm, where she focused on merger and acquisition-related litigation involving stockholder derivative lawsuits. Before law school, Juliana worked as a legal assistant at the Defender Association of Philadelphia.


Pro Bono Experience

Juliana maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting clients in a variety of ways ranging from revising employee handbooks and social media policies to advising on trusts and estates matters.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. John E. Jones III, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2015-2017

Professional Highlights


Co-author, "Employers Should Be Wary Of DOL's Eased Tip Rule," Law360, April 16, 2020



University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice (Master of Science in Social Policy 2017)

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 2015, cum laude)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 2011, Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy, magna cum laude)



New Jersey