PHILADELPHIA– LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire –Arthur Makadon, Chairman of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, announced today that noted transactional finance lawyer Steven M. Miller has joined the Philadelphia office as partner in the Business & Finance Department.
“Any time we can attract a lawyer of Steve’s caliber, it is terrific for Ballard and for our clients,” Makadon said. “In the area of finance, Steve is one of the best in the city. Not only that, he is a fine person who will fit in well here and augment an already estimable transactional finance group.”
Miller concentrates his practice in financial services, including secured and asset-based lending. He represents banks, commercial finance companies, mezzanine lenders and hedge funds. Miller is active in several areas of finance, including loan syndications and participations, inter-creditor relationships and loan restructuring. Miller was a partner at the Philadelphia law firm Blank Rome.
“I am pleased to join such a recognized law firm,” Miller said. “Ballard is respected locally as well as nationally. The combination of Ballard’s resources and my experience will allow me to expand my practice and enhance the firm’s already extensive business and finance practice.”
“Steven is a distinguished attorney known throughout the finance industry,” said Brian D. Doerner, Chair of Ballard’s Business & Finance Department. “He will be an asset to our clients and will help Ballard expand its already strong finance and lending practice. We look forward to Steve joining us.”
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 500 lawyers in eleven offices in the Mid-Atlantic corridor and the Western United States. The firm’s Business & Finance Department has a regional, national and international practice involving public and private companies and nonprofit organizations. Ballard clients include Fortune 500 corporations, hospitals, universities, financial institutions, managed care organizations, defense contractors, utilities and many other businesses. The firm also represents corporate directors, officers and managers as well as other professionals, including doctors, lawyers, public officials and accountants. Ballard combines a broad scope of practice with strong local market knowledge to represent companies, individuals and other entities. For more information on the firm, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.