Chambers USA has once again ranked the Ballard Spahr LLP Consumer Financial Services (CFS) Group in the highest tier nationally in the category of Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance and Litigation). The 2015 edition quotes our clients who say, “They give definitive answers and I trust their advice” and “That is the only firm that I will go to for guidance because I can get an answer quickly and I’m confident it’s right.  The CFS group leader Alan Kaplinsky is recognized for his “energetic and active” approach and is “one of if not the top consumer expert in the United States.” Group Co-leader Jeremy Rosenblum is known “a very good, talented lawyer.”   Atlanta partner Christopher Willis is described by clients as “a nice guy and an incredibly hard worker.”  Up-and-coming partner Mark Furletti is known for his expertise in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) matters, laws governing electronic payments, and other state and federal consumer lending laws. Washington, D.C. partner Richard Andreano is known as “extremely responsive,” and note that he is “an encyclopedia – he has a wealth of knowledge on mortgage rules” and John Culhane is noted as “a very talented lawyer.”