Law

Behind Ballard Spahr’s New Social Issues Working Group

Behind Ballard Spahr’s New Social Issues Working Group

The law firm has been working on environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) issues for years now, but has only recently decided to formalize its efforts in a new working group. Co-lead April Hamlin, a Minneapolis attorney at the national firm, says companies can no longer afford to overlook the topic.
Litigating the Pandemic

Litigating the Pandemic

Widespread economic damage caused by Covid-19 has left many businesses in legal disputes with their landlords, suppliers, and insurance carriers.
An Epidemic of Litigation

An Epidemic of Litigation

Economic upheaval caused by the virus is inevitably going to spawn an outbreak of lawsuits. Law firms are getting ready.
Leadership Vacuum

Leadership Vacuum

A night of anarchy left local business and citizenry looking for leadership, which was in short supply.