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Alice W. Ballard - Law Offices of Alice W. Ballard

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P: 215-893-9990


Philadelphia, PA



Employment Law 




Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment, 2013
Best Lawyers in America (Labor and Employment) 1997-Present
U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” 2013
Pennsylvania SuperLawyers (including Top 100 in Philadelphia), 2006-present;
Philadelphia Magazine “Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania,” 2012
Philadelphia Magazine “Top 50 Women Attorneys In Pennsylvania,” 2010



University of Pennsylvania Law School

  • Adjunct Lecturer 2000-2002
    Appellate Advocacy
  • Adjunct Lecturer 1978-1979
    Trial of an Issue of Fact

Villanova Law School

  • Adjunct Professor 1985-1988
    Employment Discrimination
Adviser for American Law Institute’s Restatement (Third) of Employment Law (now being developed): 2002-present
Participant in Judge Baylson’s annual training seminar for new law clerks: 2006 – 2009
Participant in Advisory Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure Mini-Conference on Proposed Changes to Civil Rule 56: 2007
Employment law consultant to Pennsylvania Courts project to revise Pennsylvania Standard Jury Instructions: 2006
Third Circuit Task Force on Rule 11: 1989-1990
E.D. Pa. Civil Justice Reform Act Expense and Delay Reduction Plan Advisory Committee: 1991-1998
Volunteer Arbitrator, E.D. Pa Court-Annexed Arbitration program: 1990-present
American Law Institute (life member)
National Employment Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association



Harvard University, J.D.
Harvard University, B.A.



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Alice W. Ballard has successfully helped employees and executives resolve employment matters in all areas for more than 30 years. She also offers counseling to help employees sort through option sand develop a strategic plan; an advocate to negotiate agreements or resolve matters through informal channels, and a litigator to represent employees in administrative or court forums, mediation or arbitration. Her clients are skilled, clerical and hourly workers, retirees, CEO's, and professionals.

The common questions: "What is the goal and how can we accomplish it?"