Maggie Tatton > Ballard Spahr LLP > Minneapolis, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
2000 IDS CENTER 80
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55402-2119
United States

Work Department

Business and Transactions


Partner and Practice Co-Leader of the firm’s Private Equity Group


Maggie Tatton is Practice Co-Leader of the firm’s Private Equity Group. She focuses her practice on representing private and public companies and private equity funds in mergers, acquisitions, sales and other strategic business transactions, including joint ventures, minority investments, roll-ups and carve-out transactions. Maggie efficiently manages all aspects of a transaction with a practical, solutions-oriented approach. She has experience closing transactions in a wide array of industries, including personal services, manufacturing, food distribution, personal products, specialty retail, and engineering.

She also represents management teams making minority investments alongside institutional investors, and she provides assistance to startup entrepreneurs and rapidly growing companies in the areas of entity formation, general corporate services, and fundraising.

Admissions: Minnesota


American Bar Association, Member

Minnesota State Bar Association, Member

Hennepin County Bar Association, Member

Volunteer Lawyers Network

ACG Minnesota


William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) (J.D., 2006, summa cum laude)

Augsburg College (B.A. Communication and Political Science, 2001, with distinction)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Ballard Spahr LLP is especially accomplished within the Arizona, Colorado, Maryland, Minnesota, Utah and Pennsylvania markets, fielding 80 attorneys across 12 national offices. In Philadelphia, Gregory Seltzer holds distinct expertise within the music, restaurant and sports sectors; meanwhile, Brian Doerner delivers an abundance of experience in M&A, restructuring, cross-border deal and corporate governance matters, particularly those within the technology, manufacturing and life sciences fields. Elsewhere, over in Minneapolis, Maggie Tatton serves as Doerner’s co-chair and is instructed for business transactions, joint ventures, carve-outs and roll-ups; she places particular emphasis on the food distribution, personal services, personal products and engineering sectors. The team caters to major corporates, start-ups and private equity clients alike and is also adept in the aerospace, gaming telecommunication, healthcare and energy industries.