David H. Medlar

Of Counsel
New York

David H. Medlar represents financial institutions, retailers, and corporations in a range of consumer financial services matters, particularly the development and implementation of co-branded, private label, and commercial credit card programs and the negotiation of agreements relating to payment systems, merchant acquiring, and gateway payment services.

Before joining Ballard Spahr, David was a member of the banking and financial services groups at two international law firms. His experience also includes advising borrowers and lenders in domestic and cross-border acquisition financings, leveraged and investment-grade finance transactions, and general corporate lending.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Internship

Hon. Debra Freeman, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2007

Recognition & Accomplishments

Legal 500, Finance - Financial Services Regulation, 2022



George Washington University Law School (J.D. 2009)

Stockholm University (M.A. 2003)

University of Oklahoma (B.A. 2001)




New York