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Want to get a jump-start on upcoming deals? Meet the major Baltimore players at one of our upcoming events!

Jon Laria
Once the manager, always the manager. Ballard Spahr Baltimore managing partner Jon Laria explains the Parks & People Foundation project, by which his firm celebrated its 20th anniversary. Ballard Spahrians planted trees, painted, and cleaned in Reservoir Hill, one of 14 areas served by firm client Healthy Neighborhoods. Almost every lawyer and legal assistant also has pledged 20 hours of pro bono work next year.
Michael Kersten
We don't know whether "Speak softly and carry a big stick" aligns with Michael Kersten's negotiating style, but it works for carrying lumber to be used to build a planter.