Ballard Spahr has been ranked a top firm by Chambers FinTech 2020, a comprehensive guide to the leading professionals in the FinTech space. Partner Kim Phan was also ranked as a Notable Practitioner in the guide’s cybersecurity category.

Chambers rankings are derived from months of research by an independent team that conducts hundreds of in-depth interviews with leading innovators and experts across the globe.

Ballard Spahr’s FinTech Industry Group, headed by Partners James Kim and Jeremy T. Rosenblum, was recognized for its strength in handling regulatory matters. The Group’s lawyers provide comprehensive counsel—advising clients on compliance issues and product development, as well as protecting clients from regulatory scrutiny and defending them in investigations. Chambers also recognized the Group’s work in blockchain, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence matters.

Ms. Phan, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, advises clients on data security and privacy laws. She offers counsel on matters relating to privacy, data breach prevention and incident response, and implementation of novel technologies.