Emilie R. Ninan

Emilie R. Ninan

Partner, Ballard Spahr

Emilie Ninan is the Managing Partner of Ballard Spahr’s Delaware office and the partner responsible for the law firm’s public finance practice in the state. She works with governmental agencies, non-profit organizations and other developers of economic development projects to obtain lower-cost financing through the issuance of tax-exempt bonds. She also represents financial institutions in commercial lending transactions and delivers formal legal opinions on Delaware law matters.

Emilie is a former President of the South Asian Bar Association of North America and currently serves as the Chair of its National Advisory Committee. She was a member of the trade mission delegation to India led by Delaware Governor Jack Markell and profiled in Law360’s “Female Powerbrokers” column. Emilie has been recognized for her leadership and dedication to advancing diversity in the legal profession and is a frequent speaker and presenter on the topic. She received both her J.D. and M.B.A. from Georgetown University in 1995.

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