With the Alabama Supreme Court saying Balch must stand trial for fraud in ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil lawsuit, more criminal indictments are needed. The Three Stooges of this horrific saga known as the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal need to be held accountable. The rebirth of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal may go … Continue reading More Federal Criminal Indictments Needed Against Three Stooges
No general counsel or government attorney can justify hiring Balch & Bingham any longer because the firm appears to be a third-party risk. The decision by the Alabama Supreme Court two weeks ago declaring that Balch & Bingham will stand trial for fraud in ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil lawsuit appears to be … Continue reading Lethal Blow to Balch & Bingham?
Is the contamination of underground water the possible genesis of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal born at the offices of Balch and Bingham? The Birmingham Business Journal reported this week: The U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Alabama determined that substantial, contaminated sub-surface flow discharging from Drummond’s site into the Black Warrior River … Continue reading Drummond, Alabama Power, and the “Illegal Discharge of Pollutants through Underground Water”
The Matrix Meltown is an ugly reality: two entities countersuing each other in two states, “Sloppy Joe” Perkins’ lawyers issuing worthless demand letters, internal Matrix documents being slowly leaked, media following the non-profit entities and money laundering trail, and allegedly federal investigators probing possible obstruction of justice and Civil Rights violations. Matrix is closely tied … Continue reading Numerous Dirty Deeds? Matrix Meltdown Amplifies Alleged Criminal Misconduct
The City of Auburn, Alabama is under fire for using alleged racist law firm, Balch & Bingham, as voter redistricting plan in the city are to be voted on. Last week, Balch & Bingham consultants denounced a proposed NAACP voter redistricting map as “invalid” at a public meeting, blindsiding residents, observers, and supporters of the … Continue reading Auburn Disgrace! Use of Balch & Bingham Sparks Fury as Auburn Basketball Ranks #1 First Time Ever
Ex-Drummond executive David Roberson, the “fall guy” of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal, had a major legal victory against embattled law firm Balch & Bingham today. AL.com reports: The Alabama Supreme Court today reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by former Drummond Company vice president and lobbyist David Roberson, who was convicted in 2018 … Continue reading Breaking News: Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Dismissal; Balch & Bingham to Stand Trial for Fraud
Sloppy Joe appears to not have had strong internal controls or high-end security to protect himself or his clients even though he was paid millions. Andrew “Andy2K” Campbell, the illustrious attorney who represents embattled law firm Balch and Bingham, also represents Matrix, the obscure political consulting firm, and its founder Joe Perkins. Andy2K picked up his … Continue reading Meltdown: Andy2K, Matrix, and Sloppy Joe
What a miserable start of the new year for Southern Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Alabama Power and the subsidiary’s embattled CEO Mark A. Crosswhite. The Matrix Meltdown is causing a storm of documents to be leaked and now a published report outlines how Alabama Power allegedly dished out $2.5 million to Joe Perkins, the founder … Continue reading Smoking Gun! Crosswhite, the SEC, and $2.5 Million Carte Blanche to Matrix
The arrest of an alleged pedophile, an alleged Elderly Exploitation Scandal probe, the rental assistance debacle in Mississippi, the beginning of a 5-year prison sentence for an ex-Balch partner, an alleged federal investigation of obstruction of justice, and the exodus of two legacy partners to end the year, Balch and Bingham appears to be imploding. … Continue reading Imploding? Nothing Merry at Balch
[Originally posted on July 20, 2020, this post is more relevant today after two legacy partners have left Balch & Bingham. Sources at Balch and elsewhere have been making rumblings about Russ Campbell and Balch Sports. Critics say in whispers that Balch needs Campbell while Campbell doesn’t need Balch. With racial diversity and inclusion so … Continue reading With Balch’s Reputation Apparently in Shambles, will Balch Sports Exit Next?
Jennifer Powell Decker, a seasoned Balch & Bingham partner and one of the top-ranking women at the embattled firm, has dumped Balch after 15 dedicated years. The announcement follows the abrupt and suprising departure of long-time Balch legacy partner Rob Fowler who appears to have taken a step downward, becoming inside counsel for a coal … Continue reading Obstruction Destruction! Another Balch Legacy Partner Exits
Balch & Bingham and their sister-wife Alabama Power have relied on the obscure services of Matrix, the political consulting firm that dropped the mailing during the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal that reprehensibly discouraged African-Americans from having their toxic and contaminated property tested by the EPA. Matrix has a legendary (if not mythical) reputation of being … Continue reading The Matrix Meltdown, the Feds, and the Money Trail
Posted yesterday, CNN’s bombshell visual and interactive story on polluting ash ponds outlines potential environmental disasters and the “money-making” schemes surrounding those foolish decisions. Alabama Power’s Barry Plant (and toxic ash pond) near Mobile, Alabama is a central figure of the investigative story and highlights the controversy surrounding the future of these contaminated ash ponds. … Continue reading CNN: EPA Probing Alabama Power
Ex-Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert has been assigned gardening responsibilities at the Federal Prison Camp located at the Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. Now that legacy Balch partner Rob Fowler dumped the once-prestigious firm for a job at a coal facility that currently is not operating, insiders are curious what internal strife … Continue reading Did Balch Intentionally Screw Gilbert? Former Top Partner Now Mowing the Lawn in Prison
In August, after only two years at Balch & Bingham, Addison Watson departed to the private sector. This week, after four years as a Balch attorney, Katlyn S. Caldwell looks like she has left the embattled firm abruptly. With an ex-Balch attorney who allegedly solicited a child for sex online and another ex-Balch partner sitting … Continue reading Balch Turmoil: Young Attorneys Depart while Alleged Racial Tokenism Continues