Ballard Spahr is one of Philadelphia's three highest-ranked law firms, according to Corporate Board Member's annual survey of directors and general counsel.

The 2011 Corporate Board Member/FTI Consulting legal survey ranks corporate law firms in 25 metropolitan areas based on input from more than 300 top legal executives in U.S. corporations. Ranked firms are described as "maintaining a sharp focus on results with an impeccable reputation for integrity."