Balch’s Support Becomes Political Liability

Last week, U.S. Representative Mo Brooks (pictured) was ripped by his opponent for having accepted donations from embattled law firm Balch & Bingham WHNT reports: [Peter] Joffrion is calling on Brooks to return certain campaign donations he says are associated with convicted felons. Joffrion is pointing out that Political Action Committees connected to both Roberson … Continue reading Balch’s Support Becomes Political Liability

Balch’s Touch Becomes Manure; Rejection Becomes Mainstream

Balch’s competitors appear to be salivating with each sweet morsel of Balch’s misfortune and missteps. Nineteen months ago, when you needed to fight, defend, or move a legal matter regarding the environment or energy in the Southeast, Balch & Bingham was the prestigious, go-to law firm. Balch’s touch was like King Midas, everything turned into … Continue reading Balch’s Touch Becomes Manure; Rejection Becomes Mainstream

Wall Street Analysts Learn about Possible RICO Suit; Targeting of Children

From Credit Suisse to Wells Fargo Securities, top analysts covering Southern Company are learning about the possible civil RICO suit involving Southern Company because of their sister-wife relationship with embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Analysts learned that Southern Company’s subsidiary was one of the founding members of the entity that funneled $360,000 in bribes … Continue reading Wall Street Analysts Learn about Possible RICO Suit; Targeting of Children

Second Exodus Begins; Glassford Bails on Balch

Last January, an exodus of 10 money-making partners left embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Yesterday, the beginning of a second exodus of attorneys at Balch began. Birmingham Business Journal reports: Jeremiah Glassford was hired as senior client executive in the national energy construction practice at EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and … Continue reading Second Exodus Begins; Glassford Bails on Balch

Will Southern Co.’s Fanning Walk the Plank Because of Balch?

We believe Southern Company’s  CEO Tom Fanning failed institutional investors and waffled on leadership when the utility giant refused to suspend their sister-wife relationship earlier this year with embattled law firm Balch & Bingham that engaged in alleged institutional racism in North Birmingham. Now revealed that poor African-American children were used (or abused) through free … Continue reading Will Southern Co.’s Fanning Walk the Plank Because of Balch?

Will BBVA’s Code of Conduct Doom Balch & Bingham?

Banking giant BBVA in Madrid, Spain is investigating their wholly-owned U.S.-based subsidiary BBVA Compass‘ relationship with embattled law firm Balch & Bingham and making sure they are not violating BBVA’s Code of Conduct. We have asked BBVA to suspend or terminate their relationship with Balch immediately. We wrote and spoke directly to the leadership in … Continue reading Will BBVA’s Code of Conduct Doom Balch & Bingham?

Balch, Bingham, & Bribery: Why Did They Cross the Line?

Balch’s Managing Partner Stan Blanton should be replaced immediately, and Chief Operating Officer David Miceli, who testified in the corruption trial, should promptly step down. As convicted ex-Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert prepares to possibly share the dark secrets at Balch & Bingham before being sentenced to federal prison, questions about the law … Continue reading Balch, Bingham, & Bribery: Why Did They Cross the Line?

Flushed! Balch & Bingham Reputation Takes International Beating

Our Facebook posts about how convicted Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert spearheaded an effort that targeted poor black children in North Birmingham so that families would not have their toxic or contaminated property tested by the EPA have taken off across the United States and in Spain. The CDLU has been in touch … Continue reading Flushed! Balch & Bingham Reputation Takes International Beating

Balch’s Free Coats and Toxic School Grounds for Children

When you at some moment believe there will be an epiphany, redemption, and acts of contrition by the leaders at Balch & Bingham, it is then when you hear the unbelievable, the most appalling conduct ever and equate Balch & Bingham with the worst dregs of humanity. Your shock causes you to utilize vernacular of … Continue reading Balch’s Free Coats and Toxic School Grounds for Children

Conviction of Balch & Bingham Partner Makes National Headlines

Convicted Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert has made national headlines this afternoon. As we continue to reach out to Wall Street institutional investors and businesses that have utilized Balch in the past with our call for them to immediately suspend Balch & Bingham, the national coverage is beneficial to and compliments our efforts. … Continue reading Conviction of Balch & Bingham Partner Makes National Headlines

Will Gilbert Share Balch’s Dark Secrets?

Convicted Balch & Bingham partner and ghost-writer extraordinaire Joel I. Gilbert faces at least 20 years in federal prison. The data about federal sentencing guidelines on bribery are not favorable. The vast majority (94%) are first time offenders, yet a super-majority (75%) were sentenced to prison. With 6 guilty counts against him and a $360,000 bribe that … Continue reading Will Gilbert Share Balch’s Dark Secrets?