Ballard Spahr Snags Consumer Financial Services Atty

Law360, New York (August 1, 2011, 1:35 PM EDT) -- Ballard Spahr LLP announced Monday that it had added consumer financial services attorney Christopher J. Willis to its Atlanta office during what it described as a transformative time in the industry because of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Formerly of Rogers & Hardin LLP, Willis joins Ballard Spahr as a partner, according to the firm, which said the addition continues the expansion of its Consumer Financial Services Group.

Group Chairman Alan S. Kaplinsky said in a statement that Willis' arrival coincides with the CFPB's start,...
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