Ballard leapt to No. 5 in the ranking, its position as number 12 in the ranking from the same period one year ago.

"As deals are becoming more complex, and with volume up from refundings, this is leading to more work for bond counsels," said Bill Rhodes, partner and chair of the public finance department at Ballard Spahr LLP. "The bigger firms may have more horsepower to handle more work than a smaller firm, and can also pursue more work."

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