Ballard Spahr LLP — The Philadelphia law firm tapped Tom Sager, the former general counsel of chemical company DuPont Co., as a partner. Sager began his career with Wilmington, Delaware-based DuPont as an attorney in the labor, benefits and corporate security group. He went on to become chief litigation counsel and eventually senior vice president and general counsel in 2008.
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC — The Houston office of Deloitte's investment bank unit has named Thomas Sloop managing director. In this position, Sloop will oversee the development of the oil and gas practice within Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. Prior to Deloitte, Sloop led the midstream M&A advisory practice for Pace Global Energy, a subsidiary of Siemens AG. Before that, he ran his own principal investment firm focused on energy development. He began his investment banking career with Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) and later held positions at Barclays Capital and UBS Securities.