Law and Government

Job Hopping and Exit Interviews

Job hopping is no longer career suicide in today’s business world. In fact, labor mobility is considered an indicator of a strengthening economy and...

Headlines Review of 2013

JANUARY 2013Philly Fed predicts economic gains Transocean agrees to $1.4 billion payout BP agrees to $4 billion criminal fine Russell Brands announces layoffs ...

Copyright Laws and Architectural Works

In the competitive world of moderately priced, residential community construction, a homebuyer might be excused for thinking, “Seen one. Seen ’em all.” With structural...

Private Judging Emerges in Alabama

Mediation and arbitration continue to grow in popularity in Alabama and beyond as a means of avoiding expensive and time-consuming public court battles. Now,...

Lawyers in the Board Room

At a company meeting several years back, the CEO of Reebok ranted about his aversion to lawyers, then turned to his general counsel and...

Attorneys Underscore Key Concerns for Business Owners

Five years ago, foreclosures, global warming, labor and employment and domestic relations were among the most in-demand practice areas in the legal profession, according...

Get Ready for Crowdfunding — Free Enterprise with a Shadow Side

Life without the Internet is hard to recall, even if you’re old enough for AARP membership. Few of us could last a day at...

Law Grads Face a Stern Market

Odds are, Grant Cofer has already heard more jokes about this than he ever wanted to. But between preparing for the bar...

Women on the Front Line

Just turn on the TV and there are the female lawyers in skimpy skirts and sky-high heels, more concerned with their messy...

Martin Marietta's Mad Men Blitz Kiboshed

In the spring of 2010, Vulcan Materials Inc. CEO Don James was seriously studying the next big deal—a merger by the Birmingham-based...

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