Category Archives: Spotlight on Balch & Bingham

Numerous Dirty Deeds? Matrix Meltdown Amplifies Alleged Criminal Misconduct

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

At Auburn City Council Meeting, Public Mauls Balch & Bingham to Shreds

Balch’s reputation appears to be so battered that just choosing the firm appears to have become an extreme liability on its own. Is Balch’s reputation and public image truly this awful? Not a single person at the City Council Meeting last night in Auburn, Alabama defended Balch & Bingham. Not a single person. Testimony after … Continue reading At Auburn City Council Meeting, Public Mauls Balch & Bingham to Shreds

Auburn Disgrace! Use of Balch & Bingham Sparks Fury as Auburn Basketball Ranks #1 First Time Ever

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

Breaking News: Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Dismissal; Balch & Bingham to Stand Trial for Fraud

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

Is Balch Duping the City of Auburn into Wasting Thousands of Taxpayer Dollars?

The local residents of Auburn are baffled. Why were Balch & Bingham consultants so hung up on denouncing in public a proposed NAACP submitted redistricting map as invalid instead of having city officials sit down with the Civil Rights entity and find common ground and a potential resolution? The answer could be money. Balch looks … Continue reading Is Balch Duping the City of Auburn into Wasting Thousands of Taxpayer Dollars?

Meltdown: Andy2K, Matrix, and Sloppy Joe

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

Unbelievable! Divisive Balch Slams NAACP’s Proposed Electoral Map in Auburn as Allegedly “Invalid”

Embattled and alleged racist law firm Balch and Bingham has hit a land mine in Auburn. The optics were horrific: two white men denouncing the work of the NAACP, the historic African American Civil Rights organization. Last night, the city council unanimously voted to postpone the matter until January 25th after fireworks flew. Balch’s Darmon … Continue reading Unbelievable! Divisive Balch Slams NAACP’s Proposed Electoral Map in Auburn as Allegedly “Invalid”

Auburn Stalls on Balch; History of “Diluting and Dividing” African-American Voters Unnerves Embattled Firm

Southern tradition is not always the best thing and being an alleged racist law firm tied to the segregationist legacy of Alabama Governor George Wallace doesn’t help. Now, today, the chickens are coming home to roost and Balch & Bingham is starting the year seeing the public has had enough of this alleged racist and … Continue reading Auburn Stalls on Balch; History of “Diluting and Dividing” African-American Voters Unnerves Embattled Firm

Imploding? Nothing Merry at Balch

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

With Balch’s Reputation Apparently in Shambles, will Balch Sports Exit Next?

[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?

Obstruction Destruction! Another Balch Legacy Partner Exits

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

The Matrix Meltdown, the Feds, and the Money Trail

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

Mississippi Disgrace: Balch Disburses Less than a Third of Federal Rental Assistance

Demonstrating that contractual cronyism appears to harm the public, Balch & Bingham, the Pimps of Mississippi, who received a multi-million dollar, no-bid contract to help disburse $186 million in rental assistance has only disbursed 32 percent according to new data published by the U.S. Department of Treasury. In comparison, Harrison County in Mississippi has disbursed … Continue reading Mississippi Disgrace: Balch Disburses Less than a Third of Federal Rental Assistance

CNN: EPA Probing Alabama Power

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

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