American Bar Association
Member, Section of State and Local Government Law; Member and former Vice Chair, Section of Taxation
American College of Bond Counsel, former Director
American College of Tax Counsel, former Chair
Government Finance Officers Association, Associate Member
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Member and former Director; former Chair, Tax Committee
Recognition & Accomplishments
The Best Lawyers in America, public finance law, 2008-2014
Named Best Lawyers' 2012 Washington Public Finance Lawyer of the Year
Recipient, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bernard P. Friel Medal for Service in Public Finance (2005) and Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award (2007)
ABCs of Arbitrage (American Bar Association, 2011), a reference work used by public officials, municipal bond attorneys, and investment bankers
Mr. Ballard regularly participates on panels for the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the National Council of State Housing Agencies, and the American Bar Association Section of Taxation.
Mr. Ballard is a longtime supporter of and contributor to the Washington Area Women's Foundation. He has served as a volunteer on projects for Habitat for Humanity International in Australia, Chile, and Brazil.
Chestnut Hill Academy (Philadelphia), former trustee
Chestnut Hill and Springside Corporation (Philadelphia), former trustee