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Katten Muchin Shuts Down Two Offices as Partners Bail

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

Divide and Dilute: New Alleged Racism Sucker Punches Balch & Bingham

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

Balch & Bingham PAC Contributions Plummet; DC Lobbying Near Death; Millions Lost

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

Throwing In the Towel: Balch & Bingham Affirms that Counterfeit Order is Counterfeit

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

Does Balch & Bingham’s Entire Footprint have Athlete’s Foot?

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?

Balch, Drummond Humiliation: Roberson Sells Home; Estate Sale Next

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

Good-bye Balch & Bingham! New Exodus Shakes Embattled Firm

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

Ruined: Balch’s Alleged Witness Tampering Leads to Job Loss, Loss of Home

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

Low-Class: Balch Partner Falsely Implied Newsome’s Law License was in Jeopardy

Is this David vs. Goliath? Balch & Bingham likes to boast that they have over 200 attorneys throughout the Southeast. Why in heaven’s name did Balch target a one-man office, sole-practitioner attorney in Shelby County who services banks? In 2012, Burt Newsome was minding his own business, and had not a shred of animosity towards … Continue reading Low-Class: Balch Partner Falsely Implied Newsome’s Law License was in Jeopardy

Brutal: Balch Partner’s Phone Records, Contradictions Make Balch Look Low-Class

The legal community can now see in the sunshine the awful, scurrilous, low-class, below the belt tactics that a Balch partner allegedly engaged in to try to steal a competitor’s business. Low-class or no class? Balch & Bingham partner Clark A. Cooper, who was abruptly fired on March 3, 2017 by the embattled law firm,  … Continue reading Brutal: Balch Partner’s Phone Records, Contradictions Make Balch Look Low-Class

Removing Judge Carole Smitherman from the Bench

Judge Smitherman stupidly trusted Balch & Bingham, who allegedly have made her now look like the most corrupt, dumbest, and most worthless jurist in the State of Alabama. Balch & Bingham’s trail of rotting carcasses may have one more soon: Judge Carole Smitherman. A petition for the removal of Balch’s biggest stooge from the bench … Continue reading Removing Judge Carole Smitherman from the Bench

Bo-hica! Counterfeit Order Burns Balch Allies

Why would the Alabama Supreme Court direct a trial court to enter a counterfeit order if not asked to do so in court proceedings? Bo-hica! Bo-hica was a nickname given to an unfortunate college student who thought it was the name of a powerful Hawaiian king. Bo-hica can be applied to all the Balch & Bingham … Continue reading Bo-hica! Counterfeit Order Burns Balch Allies

Balch Clowns’ Counterfeit Order Divided Alabama Supreme Court

On April 27, 2018, the Alabama Supreme Court issued the following order: IT IS ORDERED that the Circuit Court of Shelby County shall, pursuant to Rule 58(c), Ala. R. Civ. P., enter into the State Judicial Information System (SJIS) its June 8, 2016, order in which it vacated the previously-entered order expunging records relating to … Continue reading Balch Clowns’ Counterfeit Order Divided Alabama Supreme Court

Has Balch & Bingham Become a Career Killer?

Balch & Bingham, the once-prestigious silk-stocking law firm appears to have become a career killer. Look at some of the victims: Drummond Company CEO Mike Tracy gone. Ex-Balch partner Jeffrey H. Wood shown the door at DOJ. Ex-Drummond executive Dave Roberson fired. Oliver Robinson sent to federal prison. Ex-Balch client Black Hall Aerospace facing federal … Continue reading Has Balch & Bingham Become a Career Killer?