Ballard Spahr LLP

Alan S Kaplinsky

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Practice Areas

Alan Kaplinsky is Co-Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Consumer Financial Services Group. He focuses on bank regulatory and transactional matters, particularly consumer financial services, and the defense of consumer financial services lawsuits and government investigations.


Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, 2016

Recipient, National Law Review’s Go-To Thought Leadership Award in Consumer Finance, 2018

Professional Memberships

ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee, Past Chair

American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, first President

PLI Consumer Financial Services Annual Institute, Co-Chair for 24 years

Advisor to American Law Institute Restatement of the Law Third, Consumer Contracts


Member, Financial Services Advisors, Consumer Financial Services Law Report

The Business Lawyer (publication of the ABA, Business Law Section)

Annual Survey of Consumer Financial Services Law (Arbitration Developments)


Boston College Law School (J.D. 1970); University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business (B.S. 1967)