Charles Moran > Ballard Spahr LLP > Baltimore, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
111 S. Calvert Street
27th Floor
BALTIMORE, MD 21202-6174
United States

Work Department

Business and Transactions


Senior Counsel


Charles R. Moran represents publicly traded and privately held companies, equity funds, investment banks, and institutional lenders in a wide variety of corporate, business, and finance matters. He is experienced in the representation of real estate investment trusts, life sciences and other technology-based companies, and health care providers.

Charlie regularly advises clients on matters of corporate law and corporate governance. He has acted as special corporate counsel to acquirers and targets, as well as to boards of directors and committees thereof, in connection with numerous mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and other extraordinary transactions.


District of Columbia



American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Committee on Corporate Governance

Maryland State Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Committee on Corporation Laws; past member, Section Council


University of Maryland School of Law (J.D. 1971);

University of Maryland (B.S. Ch.E. 1968)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

At Ballard Spahr LLP, the team is predominantly led out of Maryland by experienced practitioners Douglas Fox and Charles Moran, who represent public and private REITs on complex corporate mandates, including acquisitions, equity and debt offerings and financing transactions. The team also handles high-value IPOs. Co-heads Craig Ganz, who splits his time between Los Angeles and Arizona, and real estate partner Wendi Kotzen in Philadelphia are also key members of the group, focusing on finance and federal level taxation matters, respectively. Counsel J. Thomas Bashore advises on business formation and corporation law.