Banking and Financial Services
Our multidisciplinary team leverages its comprehensive knowledge across practice areas to identify emerging legal trends and provide solutions to our clients' most pressing strategic and competitive challenges.
Banks and other financial institutions are challenged on multiple fronts as they compete in a dynamic marketplace and complex regulatory environment. Our law firm has a long history of representing banking and financial services industry clients.
Our industry-centric team comprises more than 130 lawyers. It includes deal makers, advisers, and litigators who counsel banking and financial services clients on matters ranging from complex mergers and acquisitions, transactional finance, and regulatory compliance to federal investigations and enforcement, privacy and data security, and class action lawsuits.
Our clients include commercial banks, non-regulated lenders, insurance companies, financial and institutional investment clients, investment banks, loan servicers, broker-dealers, and Fintech and payment system clients, ranging from global national and regional industry leaders to innovative start-ups, and internet-based providers. These same clients ranked Ballard Spahr a "Standout" firm for financial services law in a industry survey by BTI Consulting, placing us in the top 15 percent of all law firms.
Rankings and Recognition
A Top-Tier National Practice
26 practices ranked in the highest tier nationally
Best Law Firms, 2023
"Open, responsive, and turns things around quickly."
Chambers USA Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance), 2022
104 Attorneys and 50 Practices Recognized for Excellence
Chambers USA, 2023