Ballard Spahr LLP

Litigation Department

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With more than 250 attorneys in 15 offices nationwide, Ballard Spahr’s top-flight litigation practice is the firm's largest. It draws from a deep bench of skilled and experienced litigators who vigorously represent clients around the country in a wide range of civil, criminal, and administrative matters.

Our Denver office has a deep bench of skilled litigators. They are fully experienced in taking the largest and most complex cases to trial, as plaintiff or defense counsel. Their clients include Fortune 100 companies, major manufacturers, franchisors, and other leading businesses across the country.

Our team has experience has extensive experience in a range of areas, including First Amendment and media law, product liability, professional liability, antitrust, bankruptcy and capital recovery, franchise, real estate and construction, municipal recovery, insurance, labor and employment, commercial real estate recovery, consumer class action, consumer financial services, white collar criminal defense, corporate and governmental investigations, and privacy and data security.

Our approach to litigation is simple and pragmatic—and it begins by identifying what success means to the client. Sometimes victory means a trial win. Other times, it means an advantageous and creative settlement or use of alternative dispute resolution. Our litigators have the skill and experience to lay out the options, create a winning strategy, and go the distance.


Compton, Patrick G

Kissinger, Ashley I

Morr, Matthew A

Petrie, Andrew J

Petrie, Andrew J.

Stauss, David M

Wallace, Sarah B

Zansberg, Steven D


Automobiles & Parts



Consumer Product Manufacturing


Financial Services



Mining & Metals

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate


Technology, Hardware & Electronics