Success Stories

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With a pandemic raging and in-person gatherings deemed unsafe, voting officials in Delaware County, Pennsylvania—a battleground county in a battleground state—were counting on remote-voting procedures to make the November presidential election safe, efficient, and fair.
A Ballard Spahr finance team was behind the wheel to steer a $1 billion public-private partnership deal that reconfigured a stretch of highway notorious for its soul-crushing traffic jams.
First Amendment Minneapolis Success Story
Media outlets were left out in the cold when they tried to cover Minneapolis' most talked-about trial in recent memory. That changed thanks to Ballard Spahr's Media and Entertainment Law team.

Ballard Spahr’s real estate team played a leading role in laying the groundwork for the Comcast Innovation & Technology Center, the largest private development in the history of Pennsylvania.

TAG Restaurant Success Story
After nearly a decade building a menu of Denver's most talked-about restaurants, Chef Troy Guard was ready for his next course. For help with that, he turned to Ballard Spahr.
Courthouse Columns
Ballard Spahr's Media and Entertainment Law Group helped a social welfare nonprofit defeat a libel suit filed by one of America's richest men.
The U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team made history by negotiating a labor contract with its national governing body, USA Hockey, that provides fair pay and equitable support for women’s and girls’ programs nationwide.
After a six-year dispute, a team of Ballard Spahr litigators scored a significant win for Howard University for nearly $1.5 million in damages from a developer that failed to complete a mixed-use project on University land.
Ballard Spahr helped the Commission achieve preclearance of its congressional and legislative maps from the U.S. Department of Justice for the first time in Arizona history and successfully defended the Commission in all legal challenges brought against its maps.
After a five-week trial, a team of Ballard Spahr litigators secured a jury verdict in favor of their clients in a $350 million contract, trade secret infringement, and unlawful competition lawsuit brought by a competitor.
Ballard Spahr assisted McCormick & Co. in finalizing the agreement to re-locate headquarters to a 20-acre, state-of-the-art corporate campus that will pool together more than 900 employees who work at separate buildings.
Two television programs by the American Law Journal, featuring labor and employment Partner Shannon Farmer, earn Emmy Awards for their poignant exploration of employment issues about wage and fair pay, and equal opportunity involving transgender people.
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In a decisive win for GoDaddy.com LLC, Ballard Spahr attorneys obtained summary judgment in a patent infringement case that has ramifications for other tech companies facing similar litigation with a major patent holding company.
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A group of leading hospitals and cancer centers in Philadelphia were able to keep $125.8 million for much-needed research and treatment thanks to the pro bono efforts of a Ballard Spahr litigation team.
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The guidance of Ballard Spahr’s patent attorneys has helped transform a cutting-edge water purification technology developed by the University of California at Los Angeles into a viable commercial enterprise.

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A federal appeals court rejected challenges to a decades-long project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the Delaware River in a ruling that will enable Philadelphia and other river ports to compete for business with the newest generation of ocean-going cargo vessels.
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In the largest public-private partnership of its kind in the country, a unique team of federal, state, and local government agencies and a major financial institution pulled together a complex transaction designed to modernize more than 20,000 units.