Politics and Law

Investors Beware

Back in 2010, Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., a securities underwriting firm, began selling $39 million in bonds on behalf of...

New Game Board for Overtime Pay

We spoke with Jenna Bedsole, a specialist in labor and employment law, to get her insights on recent federal policy changes that...

Front Line Answer Man

In hindsight, there was a particularly fortuitous moment that impacted Mark Crosswhite’s career like no other. It came when he showed up the...

Writing for the Judge

Lawyers are lionized in movies for their abilities as orators, but in real life, it’s their gifts for crafting written arguments that...

Legal Advice From on High

When Ken Riley, a Birmingham liability lawyer, goes out to survey an automobile accident scene, he usually takes his camera-equipped drone...


In 2011, Blake Percival of Montgomery made a difficult choice. He sued his former employer.  Percival had worked more than a decade...

Countdown to Showdown Over Alabama One

The Ides of March could mark the end of a long and bitter feud for control of the Tuscaloosa-based Alabama One Credit Union, ...

Battling Big Pharma

Suing pharmaceutical companies on behalf of consumers is some of the main work of Dee Miles, a partner with the Montgomery-based plaintiff law...

Obama EPA Gets Heavy

When it comes to the environmental regulation landscape in the United States, one thing can be said with absolute moral certainty — uncertainty...

Again Miss Nina Speaks Out

Birmingham attorney Jenna Bedsole didn’t intend to add “documentary filmmaker” to her already impressive resume. However, soon after Bedsole began researching the life...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.