This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Ballard Spahr is a national law firm with offices across the country. Since 1987, its attorneys in Utah have served clients in specialty areas including litigation, labor and employment law, real estate, environmental and governmental affairs, as well as business. Mark Gaylord is here to tell us more.


From coast to coast, Ballard Spahr is invested in the communities where we live and work. Central to our identity is the philosophy that our effort should benefit those who need it most. Our attorneys contribute over 50,000 hours of pro bono service each year on causes ranging from advocacy for equity and fundamental human rights and voting rights, asylum and immigration, to supporting new small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

To address systemic inequality, Ballard Spahr committed to fostering change through our Racial Justice and Equality Pro Bono Litigation Initiative. Our lawyers represent media clients to protect the rights of freedom of speech and press, and handle election law cases where our democratic form of government is at stake.

Finally, we created our online COVID-19 Resource Center. Updated daily, it provides clients with detailed information to improve workplaces, manage risk, and leverage opportunity assuring clients emerge stronger than before.


Ballard Spahr has been a vital part of the Salt Lake City legal community for over 35 years. Learn more by visiting I’m Derek Miller with the Salt Lake Chamber, and this is Speaking on Business.