Drummond Company President Mike Tracy vowed unequivocally to back his friend, his co-worker David Roberson a year ago, releasing the following statement: We are disappointed by the jury’s decision to convict our employee, David Roberson. While we respect the judicial process, we consider David to be a man of integrity who would not knowingly engage … Continue reading Why Did Mike Tracy Become Disloyal to a Friend and a Colleague?
Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of when both Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert and Drummond Executive David Roberson were found guilty on all six federal criminal counts. And the stigma still stings Balch & Bingham. The firm has refused to apologize to the North Birmingham African-American community for Gilbert’s misconduct. Worse, Balch appears … Continue reading One Year Later, Criminal Convictions Still Sting Balch & Bingham
Let’s first talk about Drummond Company. We have no bones to pick with Drummond; we believe the company was given bad legal advice by Balch & Bingham; and before the criminal trial we even thought that David Roberson could be acquitted. Then six-months after his criminal conviction and Drummond’s vow to support a “man of integrity,” … Continue reading Have Balch and Drummond Agreed to a Murder-Suicide Pact?
We called ex-Drummond executive David Roberson the Missing Link last week, and now there may be more acts of alleged corruption that Roberson can possibly confirm for federal authorities. As Josh Moon of the Alabama Reporter wrote in 2017: [In 2014, the] EPA wants to list the [North Birmingham] site on the NPL [National Priorities … Continue reading Merry Canary! More Alleged Corruption and Drummond Dollars
This weekend, our website was under fierce cyber attack with alerts coming multiple times. Yesterday, there were over 1,000 attacks in less than an hour. 257 attacks in 10 minutes from the Netherlands. We haven’t been under attack in over two years since June of 2017. What could have possibly spurred the renewed cyber attacks? … Continue reading Striking a Raw Nerve…
Garry Drummond is flip-flopping and twirling in his grave. After firing their loyal Vice President of Government Affairs, David Roberson, on February 7, 2019, sheer vindictiveness and pettiness appear to have driven Drummond Company to allegedly dump their support of Dave Roberson’s charity of choice: Spring Valley School, a school that caters to developmentally disabled, … Continue reading Drummond’s Shameful Conduct: Dumping Support for Autistic Kids
Our sources in Washington, D.C. tell us there has been panic since our post a week ago about ex-Drummond executive Dave Roberson who is now considering singing like a canary to federal investigators. Venable, the prestigious law firm out of Baltimore, that tried unsuccessfully to prevent the indictments of Balch & Bingham partners Steven McKinney … Continue reading Scary Canary! Panic as Roberson–the Missing Link– Considers Singing to Feds
Facing 30 months in federal prison, bankruptcy, the loss of the family home, and the insurmountable emotional toll he and his family have suffered, ex-Drummond Commpany executive Dave Roberson is prepared to talk with federal prosecutors about the intricate details of the North Birmingham Bribery Scheme. Roberson never testified in his criminal trial and has … Continue reading Roberson Preparing to Sing like a Canary
During the criminal trial of Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert last summer, Lance LeFleur, the Director of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), became le fleur fanée on the witness stand. As we wrote last year: The words from the [witness] stand shows a web of politicians and paid goons who appear to … Continue reading Balch’s Wilted Flower Ripped to Shreds
The pleadings filed in the Dave Roberson’s $50 million lawsuit against Balch & Bingham and Drummond Company appear to show a desperate attempt by Balch and Drummond to twist the rule of law into a mound of Laffy-Taffy. As we mentioned earlier this month, Balch & Bingham appeared to show a complete lack of integrity … Continue reading Rule of Hypocrisy and Laffy-Taffyland
We missed you, dear readers. We have had an intense week: meeting in the halls of power on Capitol Hill, and with respected investigative reporters and criminal investigators. Regardless of what Balch & Bingham foolishly continues to do or say, the fact remains that the fat lady has not sung. The Washington Post article on … Continue reading Where Have We Been?
Selling the family home. Contemplating bankruptcy. Attempting suicide twice. Destabilizing an autistic child. And the alleged cause of these troubles? Balch & Bingham’s deception. Dave Roberson, the ex-Drummond executive who was abruptly fired in February only months after Drummond Company publicly vowed to defend and support him, has mounted a $50 million civil lawsuit that … Continue reading Balch’s Deception Allegedly Destroys Mountain Brook Family
With Balch & Bingham’s General Counsel Schuyler Allen Baker, Jr. seated anxiously in the front row of the public gallery, Balch & Bingham demonstrated a complete and gross lack of integrity last Wednesday before the court of Judge Tamara Johnson who is presiding over the $50 million lawsuit from ex-Drummond executive Dave Roberson. Balch stupidly filed … Continue reading Balch’s Gross Lack of Integrity Shines in Roberson Suit
In a shocking revelation in open court today, ex-Drummond executive Dave Roberson’s wife Anna, who grew up in Jasper, Alabama attempted suicide twice because of her husband’s troubles allegedly caused by Balch and Bingham’s bad legal advice and Drummond Company’s alleged greed. The bad legal advice was central to the criminal case known as the … Continue reading Roberson’s Wife Attempted Suicide Twice
Tomorrow marks the first hearing in which Balch & Bingham will have to defend itself against the $50 million lawsuit from ex-Drummond executive Dave Roberson who allegedly was repeatedly lied to by ex-Balch partner and Balch-made millionaire Joel I. Gilbert. Gilbert’s actions led to the indictment and conviction of Roberson, who is not a lawyer … Continue reading “Balch Owed No Duty” Goes to Court Tomorrow