Attorney David Medlar has joined Ballard Spahr as of counsel in the firm's Consumer Financial Services Group. Mr. Medlar is known for his work in advising financial institutions, retailers, and corporations in the development and implementation of co-branded, private-label, and commercial credit card programs, in addition to handling the negotiation of agreements relating to payment systems, merchant acquiring, and gateway payment services.

Mr. Medlar is joining Ballard Spahr alongside Consumer Financial Services partner Christopher Ford, who has been with the firm since August.

Alan Kaplinsky, who leads Ballard Spahr's Consumer Financial Services Group, said, "With David and Chris onboard, we are adding even more scale and depth in the area of payment systems. They understand the technology, they know the market front and back, and they're top-flight deal lawyers. We're thrilled to have them at the firm."

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