Why couldn’t Mark A. Crosswhite, the “most powerful man in Alabama,” bring closure to the matter at hand? A few months ago Alabama Power CEO Mark A. Crosswhite and ex-Drummond executive David Roberson bumped into each other at La Paz Restaurant in Crestline. Allegedly Crosswhite told Roberson if there was anything he could do, Crosswhite … Continue reading La Paz: Crosswhite and Roberson Bump Into Each Other
The Robersons have lost everything, including their Christmas decorations (pictured above) during the three-day Estate Sale this past weekend. The embattled law firm Balch & Bingham has claimed the firm “owed no duty” to Roberson after allegedly providing bad legal advice and not telling the truth to David Roberson and the company he worked for … Continue reading Cruelly Destroyed: Robersons Lose Everything
Balch & Bingham was once known as the place to go as one of the premier law firms with the best environmental practices in the Southeast. That reputation was solid until one of Balch’s top environmental lawyers, Joel I. Gilbert , was convicted on all six criminal charges and sentenced to five years in federal … Continue reading Cherry-Picking Balch’s Environmental Lawyers
One year ago today, we reported that a massive civil RICO lawsuit against Balch & Bingham on behalf of Burt Newsome was in the works and probably coming in early 2019. So where is the civil RICO suit? Why has it not been filed yet? According to our sources, a leading RICO expert from the … Continue reading Where is the Civil RICO Suit? It’s Coming.
When we discovered and wrote about the numerous campaign contributions to Judge Carole Smitherman’s husband, State Senator Rodger Smitherman, from entities linked to Balch & Bingham or the alleged co-conspirators in the Newsome Conspiracy Case during the height of the case, we strongly smelled corruption. With the revelation that Senator Smitherman was siting in on … Continue reading Concealed Smitherman Payment Jolts Investigators
A three-day estate sale of David and Anna Roberson’s personal possessions begins this Friday, October 11th near Mountain Brook, the elite enclave next to downtown Birmingham. The estate sale appears to be the greatest disgrace for Drummond Company and Balch & Bingham, the embattled law firm that has yet to apologize to David Roberson and … Continue reading Balch and Drummond’s Greatest Disgrace: Roberson Estate Sale This Friday
In their response to the Alabama Supreme Court appeal in the Newsome Conspiracy Case, Balch & Bingham dedicates several pages to a non-party in the case: BanBalch.com. Unable to defend the indefensible in legal arguments, thin-skinned Balch & Bingham cries uncontrollably about BanBalch.com and our reporting. Like snake oil salesmen, Balch appears to show they … Continue reading Lying Balch & Bingham Cries Uncontrollably About BanBalch.com
Will this be a lesson to be learned by Balch & Bingham? Renowned law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is shutting down their Austin, Texas and San Francisco, California offices after nine money-making partners from their environmental and workplace safety practice jumped ship, according to Law 360. Balch ridiculously boasted last spring of expanding their … Continue reading Katten Muchin Shuts Down Two Offices as Partners Bail
While Balch and their foolish goons may have believed they had successfully and legally diluted and divided African-Americans, the reality appears to be that Balch has simply diluted and divided the once-prestigious firm. Another day and another new Balch & Bingham bombshell. The consultant who allegedly disenfranchised African-American voters in North Carolina by creating legislative … Continue reading Divide and Dilute: New Alleged Racism Sucker Punches Balch & Bingham
Will more partners soon exit stage right? With Balch & Bingham now directly associated with alleged unsavory, unethical and criminal conduct, the embattled law firm has been battered this year. According to FEC data, the first six-months of this election cycle, Balch & Bingham’s Federal Political Action Committee has seen contributions plummet 36 percent compared … Continue reading Balch & Bingham PAC Contributions Plummet; DC Lobbying Near Death; Millions Lost
In a stunning blow to the almost century-old, once prestigious and respected law firm, Balch & Bingham in a 69-page response brief before the Alabama Supreme Court affirms that the Counterfeit Order used in the Newsome Conspiracy Case is indeed counterfeit. Balch writes: While the June 8, 2016 order has yet, as of the date … Continue reading Throwing In the Towel: Balch & Bingham Affirms that Counterfeit Order is Counterfeit
When Balch & Bingham tried to gloat this spring that the embattled firm had expanded their corporate footprint by adding a one-man office in Augusta, Georgia while at the same time letting go of the only African-American female lawyer in Birmingham, observers were in disbelief. Now with the exodus of a top partner from Atlanta … Continue reading Does Balch & Bingham’s Entire Footprint have Athlete’s Foot?
The Robersons are losing everything and they are part of the trail of carcasses and human waste that Balch & Bingham appears to consistently leave behind. Brian Hamilton, a bank executive, told the truth in the Newsome Conspiracy Case. Balch allegedly put the squeeze. Hamilton lost his job; lost the family home. Dave Roberson, a … Continue reading Balch, Drummond Humiliation: Roberson Sells Home; Estate Sale Next
We knew this could happen. Long time partners and attorneys throughout Balch & Bingham’s footprint would probably get sick and tired of Balch’s foolish conduct in Birmingham. And so a new exodus begins. Esteemed partner Richard E. Glaze, Jr. from the Atlanta office has left Balch & Bingham after almost a decade at the firm. … Continue reading Good-bye Balch & Bingham! New Exodus Shakes Embattled Firm
Balch & Bingham appears to imply that convicted felon and ex-partner Joel I. Gilbert, and fired partner Clark A. Cooper are rogue partners who acted alone. Most people think that’s bull. Jokingly called Balch, Bingham, and Bribery, the law firm hid behind an unconstitutional and secretive “Star Chamber” for over 500 days and now the … Continue reading Ruined: Balch’s Alleged Witness Tampering Leads to Job Loss, Loss of Home