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Mastering the Disasters

When Hurricane Frederic tore through Alabama in 1979, more than 239, 000 Alabama Power customers were left without power, and it took 21 days...

Alfa Insurance Loses Customers

Shortly after killer tornadoes ravaged Alabama in April 2011, Montgomery-based Alfa Insurance announced it would not renew more than 70, 000 property insurance policies...

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,...

Susan Wu Decides to Equip Herself

With the vision of Japanese soldiers occupying her native China in the early days of World War II, a young Susan Wu resolved to...

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...

Martin Aids in Landmark Restoration for Wynfrey & Galleria

“The extensive retail mix offered here is unparalleled with any of our competitors, ” says mall manager Thomas Martin. “I have an overwhelming sense...

Mountain Brook Rallies Round Pig

“Save the Crestline Piggly Wiggly, ” shouts the Facebook page headline.And residents of Mountain Brook turned out adorned with pink pig ear headbands and...

College at Auburn: Business Gets $40 Million and New Name

Recognizing a “transformational” gift of $40 million, Auburn University has renamed its business school the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business.“We are proud to...

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...

The Looming Correction Blues

With bonds and cash barely showing a pulse when it comes to interest rates, investors may be timidly strolling back down Wall Street, trying...

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