Category Archives: Spotlight on Balch & Bingham

Muppets! Southern Company’s BOD Under Fire; Illegal Surveillance and Invasion of Privacy Misconduct Out of Control

In May, Baker Donelson and American Family settled a $13.1 billion dollar lawsuit involving the surveillance of a family. Southern Company and its hired stooges at Matrix, LLC engaged in illegal surveillance of the Newsome and Forbes familes. But there is an enormous difference. The family spied on by AmFam and Baker Donelson were involved … Continue reading Muppets! Southern Company’s BOD Under Fire; Illegal Surveillance and Invasion of Privacy Misconduct Out of Control

The Big Reveal: Why Did Southern Company Viciously Go After Newsome, Forbes, and the CDLU?

While documents, expenditures, and insiders close to Southern Company’s executive leadership have verified and confirmed that the criminal enterprise engaged in surveillance, targeted, harassed, and spearheaded a campaign of fear and intimidation against the Newsome family, the Forbes family, and the CDLU, the key question brought up by federal investigators, regulators, and others is: Why? … Continue reading The Big Reveal: Why Did Southern Company Viciously Go After Newsome, Forbes, and the CDLU?

Baker Donelson, AmFam Sued for $13.1 Billion Over Illegal Surveillance; Is Southern Company Next?

A headline story in Law.com rocked the legal community in 2021. A respected law firm came under fire for conducting illegal surveillance and video recording of a woman and her family. Law.com reported: The long-lived, knotty personal injury case that … ultimately settled for $11 million has spun off yet more litigation, with a new … Continue reading Baker Donelson, AmFam Sued for $13.1 Billion Over Illegal Surveillance; Is Southern Company Next?

Piglets of Pork: Balch & Bingham Sucks on Million-Dollar Government Nipple for Apparent Survival

When The Washington Post wrote an indepth article on the Balch & Bingham’s rental assistance debacle in Mississippi in September of 2021, we accurately called the embattled firm “government-made millionaires” that survived on contractual cronyism. Balch & Bingham reaped millions while renters, many of whom were People of Color, received nothing, according to The Washinghon Post. … Continue reading Piglets of Pork: Balch & Bingham Sucks on Million-Dollar Government Nipple for Apparent Survival

Flopped! Balch & Bingham’s Humiliating Debacle in Texas

Two years ago, after opening a new office in Austin, Balch predicted they would grow to 25 to 30 attorneys in the Lone Star State. Balch crowed that they had seven lawyers in Houston in a news report published that June of 2021. Now, today, Balch has been decimated and only three lawyers remain in … Continue reading Flopped! Balch & Bingham’s Humiliating Debacle in Texas

Crumbling! Balch Forced to Pull Former Partner Out of Retirement; Top D.C. Lobbyist Leaves Balch

Balch’s alleged womb to tomb misconduct appears to have devastated the once prestigious, silk-stocking law firm. None of the hottest stars of the legal profession appear to want to be associated with the embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Two former Balch attorneys are sitting in federal prison. One is serving 5 years for money … Continue reading Crumbling! Balch Forced to Pull Former Partner Out of Retirement; Top D.C. Lobbyist Leaves Balch

Astounding! Legacy Partner Anulewicz Dumps Balch & Bingham for Bradley

After nearly two decades as a top partner at Balch’s Atlanta office, Christopher S. Anulewicz has dumped the embattled law firm. He has joined the law firm Bradley. Two years ago, we asked, “Will the Anulewicz Family Dump Balch & Bingham?” Anulewicz’s wife is Georgia State Representative Teri Anulewicz (D). We applaud Chris and Teri … Continue reading Astounding! Legacy Partner Anulewicz Dumps Balch & Bingham for Bradley

Bradley Buyout of Balch? Balch’s Banking Practice Implodes

The hot ? rumor on the street is that the ever growing Bradley law firm may buyout embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Bradley swallowed up the majority of Balch’s Houston team this summer, including the Managing Partner of the Houston office, and picked off 17 year-legacy partner W. Brad Neighbors. In a news article … Continue reading Bradley Buyout of Balch? Balch’s Banking Practice Implodes

The Vow that Killed Balch & Bingham and Alleged Conspirators

When the illustrious Schuyler Allen Baker, Jr., General Counsel of Balch & Bingham, vowed in 2017 that he would “fight to the death” before resolving the Newsome Conspiracy Case, he was affirming what Claiborne Seier (above, left) allegedly vowed to Burt Newsome in 2012: Newsome would be destroyed for pursuing a criminal case against Seier’s … Continue reading The Vow that Killed Balch & Bingham and Alleged Conspirators

Ugly Summer! Top Minorities Flee Balch & Bingham; Houston Office Crumbles; Legacy Partner Exits

Embattled law firm Balch & Bingham’s managing partner Stan Blanton has been severely kicked in the gut. Less than eighteen months as a partner, Cyrus Chin, a person of color who was heavily promoted as the face of Balch’s diversity and inclusion efforts, has left Balch. Also fleeing Balch is attorney Rodrigo Martinez Cabello, one … Continue reading Ugly Summer! Top Minorities Flee Balch & Bingham; Houston Office Crumbles; Legacy Partner Exits

“Irreplaceable” Ghost Letter Writer and Spy Man Irving Jones, Jr. Finally Made Partner at Balch & Bingham

Embattled law firm Balch & Bingham finally made one of their most infamous African American attorneys partner. Irving Jones, Jr., who worked with disgraced Balch-made millionaire and now federal prisoner Joel I. Gilbert, was a star witness in the North Birmingham Bribery Trial in 2018. Jones ghost-wrote “dumbed-down” letters to be signed by African American community … Continue reading “Irreplaceable” Ghost Letter Writer and Spy Man Irving Jones, Jr. Finally Made Partner at Balch & Bingham

Receivership for Vogtle? Southern Company Scrutiny Soars with Rebirth of North Birmingham Bribery Trial and Targeting of Innocent Children

The enormity of Southern Company’s alleged wrongdoing is unprecedented. Now that two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist John Archibald has pealed back the alleged blatant corruption of the Alabama judicial system by the Southern Company criminal enterprise in regard to the ridiculous sealing of the rebirth of the North Birmingham Bribery Trial, the Office of Investigations … Continue reading Receivership for Vogtle? Southern Company Scrutiny Soars with Rebirth of North Birmingham Bribery Trial and Targeting of Innocent Children

The Stench of Lies and Criminal Acts: Southern Company Racketeering Enterprise Successfully Erodes Alabama Judiciary

An employment matter? That is a large spoonful of human waste. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist John Archibald has ripped the legal mockery and lies of a Southern Company stooge blocking access to ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil lawsuit against embattled law firm Balch& Bingham and Drummond Company. Southern Company’s criminal racketeering enterprise … Continue reading The Stench of Lies and Criminal Acts: Southern Company Racketeering Enterprise Successfully Erodes Alabama Judiciary

Top Order from Alabama Power: Destroy Newsome! Balch and Matrix Alleged Agents of Doom

Escalating a highly-anticipated civil RICO lawsuit, a high-level source who was once part of the inner-circle of disgraced ex-Alabama Power CEO Mark A. Crosswhite alleges that the order to destroy innocent victim Burt Newsome came from the top. Crosswhite allegedly was doing a favor for an elite Mountain Brook friend that falsely blamed Newsome for … Continue reading Top Order from Alabama Power: Destroy Newsome! Balch and Matrix Alleged Agents of Doom

On Fire! Southern Company Criminal Misconduct Allegations Escalate and Solidify

Top executives at Southern Company appear to have lied repeatedly, consistently, and habitually. What a hot mess! Claiming that a million-dollar internal probe did not find out who authorized or why a surveillance effort was conducted against ex-Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning and his then-girlfriend in 2017, Southern Company looks like a sack of lying … Continue reading On Fire! Southern Company Criminal Misconduct Allegations Escalate and Solidify