Law and Government

Alabama to receive $1.4 billion to expand broadband access

The state has 180 days to submit plan to the National Telecommunications and Information Adminstration for using the funds.

Bradley launches Atlanta office with more than 20 attorneys

Bradley, the Birmingham-based law firm, is expanding into Georgia with the opening of a new Atlanta office with more than 20 lawyers

Hahn takes reins at Baker Donelson in Birmingham

W. Patton Hahn is the new managing shareholder at the Birmingham office of law firm Baker Donelson.

Guest Column: So the FTC has issued a proposed non-compete ban…what’s next?

The FTC’s proposed rule would ban employers from requiring employees from signing non-compete agreements as a condition of their employment.

Capell & Howard expands by eight attorneys and a new office

Sasser, Sefton & Brown PC and Red Oak Legal PC merge with Capell & Howard, effective February 1.

Birmingham’s Maynard Cooper & Gale merges with Nexsen Pruet

Birmingham-based Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet, based in the Carolinas, will merge into a national law firm called Maynard Nexsen

Guest Column: Protecting attorney-client privilege during internal investigations

Attorney-client privilege and the work-product doctrine can protect the confidentiality of internal investigations.

Guest Column: Mediation to resolve business disputes

Mediating a dispute is a cost-effective alternative that may produce a favorable resolution in a timely manner.

Guest Column: A primer on bankruptcy preference law for business owners

Payments from a customer just prior to their filing bankruptcy might have to be paid back.

Guest Column: Is COVID-19 covered as a workers’ compensation claim?

Employees must prove occupational causation to claim COVID-19 on worker's comp.

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