Damaris Y. Walker


Damaris Walker is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Department, with extensive experience in affordable housing and community development, general corporate matters, and real estate law. He works on a variety of transactional matters including drafting and negotiating complex lease agreements and amendments, agreements of sale, licenses, deeds, memoranda of understanding/agreement, and easements.

Prior to his role at Ballard Spahr, Damaris served as a Deputy City Solicitor in the City of Philadelphia’s Law Department, where he represented the Departments of Public Property, Parks and Recreation in real estate and commercial law matters.

Professional Highlights

Board Memberships & Community Service

Philadelphia Bar Association Real Property Section Executive Committee

Dartmouth College Black Alumni Association, Philadelphia Chapter President

Barristers Association of Philadelphia, Member



Yale Law School (J.D. 2013)
Edward M. Becker Scholar
Executive Board, Black Law Students Association
Editor, Human Rights & Development Law Journal

Dartmouth College (A.B., magna cum laude, 2009)
Rufus Choate Scholar



New Jersey