Melissa Prince

Chief Client Value and Innovation Officer She / Her / Hers
Philadelphia

Melissa Prince serves as the firm’s Chief Client Value and Innovation Officer and sits on the firm's Management Committee and Expanded Board.

Melissa oversees a team of approximately 40 firm business professionals that deliver business solutions for clients -- technical and otherwise – designed to enhance transparency and predictability, drive efficiency, and contain costs. The team helps lawyers deepen and expand client relationships and solidify institutional partnerships.

The American Lawyer, Financial Times, National Law Journal, Legal Intelligencer, BTI Consulting, and other industry organizations have recognized the team for its innovation efforts and tackling challenging business issues on behalf of firm clients.

Melissa has almost 20 years of experience in the legal services industry. She started as a practicing lawyer and then moved to the law firm business side. These distinct roles give her a unique understanding of the different perspectives lawyers and their clients have on client legal needs and how to address them.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Chief

Legal Value Network

True Value Partnering Institute

Ballard Spahr's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council

Credentials 

Education

Rutgers School of Law – Camden (J.D. 2003)

University of Washington (B.A. 1996)

Admissions

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Supreme Court of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York