Ballard Spahr Adds Carlton Fields Banking, PE Partner

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT) -- Ballard Spahr LLP has added to its Atlanta office a private equity and transactional lawyer from Carlton Fields PA whose resume includes stints at a BigLaw capital markets group, an investment bank, a Canadian private equity firm and a community bank.

Stephen Opler joined Ballard's Atlanta office, the firm announced July 9. At Carton Fields, he spent 3 1/2 years in the firms's corporate, securities and tax group. Opler says he outgrew the Florida firm's regional focus and was looking for a national platform for his...
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