BALLARD SPAHR

Debbie Klis, 47, has joined Ballard Spahr’s Bethesda, Md., office as of counsel. She advises investment managers on the formation and operation of hedge and other funds. Previously, she was a partner at Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker. She earned her J.D. and LL.M. from Golden Gate University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center, respectively.

BROWN RUDNICK

Thomas Ferrigno, 63, has joined Brown Rudnick’s Washington office as a partner in the litigation and arbitration practice. He focuses on securities enforcement matters, including agency investigations and litigation. Previously, he was a partner at Fulbright & Jaworski. He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

HUNTON & WILLIAMS

Ronald Rubin, 49, has joined Hunton & Williams’ Washington office as a partner in the bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights practice. He focuses on the Dodd-Frank Act and other consumer financial laws. Previously, he was an enforcement attorney at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.