Category Archives: Southern Company

Did Balch Intentionally Screw Gilbert? Former Top Partner Now Mowing the Lawn in Prison

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

Turkey Carcass! Is Balch Choking on Eggnog?

The stunning news of legacy partner Rob Fowler’s unannounced departure from embattled law firm Balch & Bingham has set the legal community ablaze. What could cause a long-time veteran of environmental law to depart abruptly? Sources claim Fowler has left allegedly to become inside counsel at Bluestone, the controversial coal operator in Jefferson County that … Continue reading Turkey Carcass! Is Balch Choking on Eggnog?

Death Spiral? Balch Legacy Partner Rob Fowler Leaves Embattled Firm

Sources close to Balch & Bingham report this afternoon that long-time environmental lawyer and Balch partner Rob Fowler has left the embattled firm after almost a quarter-century of service. His webpage at Balch has been eliminated. Regardless of his legal work on behalf of alleged unsavory clients, alleged racist quarry companies, and possible polluters, Fowler … Continue reading Death Spiral? Balch Legacy Partner Rob Fowler Leaves Embattled Firm

Crosswhite Stands Nervously Silent as January 6th Inquiry Escalates

This morning Trump’s once top advisor Steve Bannon surrendered himself to law enforcement over his refusal to testify before the January 6th congressional inquiry. Two weeks ago, The Washington Post published an in-depth series on the insurrection. The spotlight on January 6th is escalating. And the behind-the-scenes decision makers are being exposed. In 2016 during … Continue reading Crosswhite Stands Nervously Silent as January 6th Inquiry Escalates

Balch Turmoil: Young Attorneys Depart while Alleged Racial Tokenism Continues

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

A Year After Death, Balch & Bingham Still Lacks Sensible Leadership

The King of Balch & Bingham and dinosaur partner at the embattled law firm Schuyler Allen Baker, Jr. died one year ago today. Ironically in 2017, Baker vowed to fight the Newsome Conspiracy Case to the death. Baker, serving as General Counsel at Balch, made an enormously foolish decision. His fight to the death cost … Continue reading A Year After Death, Balch & Bingham Still Lacks Sensible Leadership

Crosswhite Implodes as Balch & Bingham Calls the Shots

There was a time in Crosswhite’s life when he stopped playing with Hot Wheels, going to keg parties, and binging on The Godfather movies. [This post was originally published two years ago on October 28, 2019. Now with the Crosswhite Scandal growing and alleged secret indemnity agreements creating turmoil, this post was prophetic. Insiders allege … Continue reading Crosswhite Implodes as Balch & Bingham Calls the Shots

Motion Denied! Gilbert Headed to Prison; Internal Convulsions at Alabama Power

The motion to delay reporting to prison by ex-Balch partner Joel I. Gilbert has been summarily denied, the court responding that the convicted felon had more than enough time to put his affairs in order. Gilbert is now obligated to report to federal prison tomorrow, Wednesday, October 27th. The last-minute move comes as Balch & … Continue reading Motion Denied! Gilbert Headed to Prison; Internal Convulsions at Alabama Power

As Crosswhite Scandal Grows, ex-Balch Partner Tries to Delay Reporting to Prison

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, convicted felon and ex-Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert is to report to federal prison. However, Gilbert has filed for a delay arguing he wishes to remain a free man as he appeals his conviction before the the Supreme Court of the United States. If the lower court refuses, … Continue reading As Crosswhite Scandal Grows, ex-Balch Partner Tries to Delay Reporting to Prison

Unfit to Lead: Crosswhite’s Alleged Secret Deals Terminate Future

Rumors are flying that Southern Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tom Fanning is retiring next year. And Alabama Power CEO and Chairman Mark A. Crosswhite is allegedly telling bourgeois insiders that he has the lock and key to the C-Suite at Southern Company, Alabama Power’s parent company. Crosswhite is unfit to serve. He worked … Continue reading Unfit to Lead: Crosswhite’s Alleged Secret Deals Terminate Future

Ex-Balch Partner Headed to Federal Prison while Balch Milks Mississippi for Millions

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves can smell the repugnant stench. On Wednesday, October 27th, ex-Balch partner Joel I. Gilbert will be headed to federal prison for 1,826 days. The five-year sentence is a devastating indictment against embattled and alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham. Irrefutable: The North Birmingham Bribery Scandal was born at the offices … Continue reading Ex-Balch Partner Headed to Federal Prison while Balch Milks Mississippi for Millions

Will the Anulewicz Family Dump Balch & Bingham?

Last night on the local Atlanta ABC-affiliate, a bombshell news report came out showing that a celebrity couple had been allegedly targeted by rogue Georgia tax revenue agents, stating that the agents thought they were “untouchable.” And who is fighting and exposing these alleged rogue and dishonorable agents? Balch & Bingham partner Christopher Anulewicz. In … Continue reading Will the Anulewicz Family Dump Balch & Bingham?

Not Above the Law! Balch & Bingham, Perkins Coie, and Arnold & Porter Feel the Blistering Heat

In 2017, we, the CDLU, dispatched a letter and email to the firmwide managing partner of Perkins Coie, the law firm that represented the failed presidential campaign of former U.S. Senator and First Lady Hillary Clinton. The law firm, closely tied to the Democratic Party, was allegedly behind the circulation of the infamous and unsubstantiated … Continue reading Not Above the Law! Balch & Bingham, Perkins Coie, and Arnold & Porter Feel the Blistering Heat

Ex-Balch Partner and Ex-Drummond Executive Must Report to Federal Prison Before Halloween

We are told that convicted felon and Balch-made millionaire Joel I. Gilbert and ex-Drummond Executive David Roberson must report to federal prison before the end of October. The news is devastating for Balch as they have been hammered in recent weeks by an alleged pedophile arrest of an ex-Balch attorney, who solicited a child online. … Continue reading Ex-Balch Partner and Ex-Drummond Executive Must Report to Federal Prison Before Halloween

Unholy Trinity: Pedophilia, Elderly Exploitation, and Racism. Southern Company Needs to Terminate Balch Now.

When we met in 2017 with Southern Company’s Jim Kerr, who serves as Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, he flatly told us he does not need to use Balch & Bingham and has plenty of other law firms he can utilize who could do the same work as Balch. Of course, … Continue reading Unholy Trinity: Pedophilia, Elderly Exploitation, and Racism. Southern Company Needs to Terminate Balch Now.