Brian D. Short, a securities and M&A attorney with experience advising companies in corporate transactions, has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner. Short will be co-leader of the firm’s securities and capital markets practice, along with Gerald G. Guarcini.
“Brian brings exceptional skill, deep industry experience, and an in-house perspective to the team,” said Peter Michaud, chair of the firm’s business and transactions department. “In response to growing demand from clients, we have focused heavily on expanding our corporate transactional capabilities. Brian is a terrific addition, and I’m thrilled to welcome him.”
“Ballard has a longstanding reputation for providing insightful, trusted counsel to clients across a range of industries in the corporate world,” Short said. “I look forward to expanding the platform and helping clients continue to innovate.”
Short will be a member of the firm’s mergers and acquisitions and private equity groups. His work includes counseling public and privately held companies on corporate governance matters, compliance, and reporting. He also advises investors and companies in capital financings.