Company: Ballard Spahr LLP
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Wayne R. Strasbaugh, PhD, Esq., Lawyer at Ballard Spahr, LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Tax Law.
Dr. Strasbaugh has been a partner of Ballard Spahr since 1988, and served as chairman of its tax group from 2001 to 2015. In addition to representing his clients, he has also given his civic duty as director of The Church Foundation since 2011. In addition to serving in a legal respect, Dr. Strasbaugh holds a PhD in history from Harvard University, and entered the law after he had already accomplished a doctorate. He is a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and was selected for inclusion in the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World.
Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to Wayne Veily and Jane Irene Strasbaugh, Dr. Strasbaugh attended Bowdoin College to earn an AB, summa cum laude, in 1970. He entered Harvard University in 1971, and proceeded to complete a PhD in 1976. He went on to earn a JD, cum laude, from Harvard three years later, and entered the profession as an associate of the prestigious firm of Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, known internationally as Jones Day. Ultimately, Dr. Strasbaugh was admitted to practice in the state of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court in the Eastern district of Pennsylvania, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the state of Ohio, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Dr. Strasbaugh joined Ballard Spahr in 1984, and has since contributed to numerous American law societies. He was a committee chairman of the American Bar Association from 2007 to 2009, a regent of the American College of Tax Counsel, and chairman of the Philadelphia Bar Association from 1999 to 2000. Frequently, Dr. Strasbaugh has been an invaluable resource for the tax sections of state bar associations and committees. He is also the proud father of Susan, Wayne T., and Elizabeth with his wife, Carol Lynne Taylor.
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