For over 80 years, our attorneys have included some of the energy industry's leading practitioners before state public service commissions, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Consistent with our commitment to excellence, we are involved in a wide variety of energy industry organizations, and our attorneys have been called on by Congress over the years to provide expert testimony on various energy topics.
Balch & Bingham’s Environmental & Natural Resources practice group represents a wide range of clients on an ever-expanding number of environmental and natural resource issues. In all respects, our practice group provides first-class legal counseling to its clients and vigorous legal representation before governmental agencies and the courts.
Balch’s Electronic Discovery and Data Management Group works with clients to navigate corporate document retention issues and to develop and implement strategies for managing all stages of electronic discovery and retention and spoliation (evidence destruction) detection.
On June 9, 2011, Gov. Robert Bentley signed The Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act (Act 2011-535) into law, calling the legislation the toughest illegal immigration law in the nation. At more than 70 pages, the Act is lengthy and complex. While six of the Act’s provisions were enjoined by U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn and continue to be the subject of litigation, most of the requirements became effective on September 29, 2011.
In October 2012, Balch & Bingham LLP and Stoneburner Berry Glocker Purcell & Greenhut, P.A. (Stoneburner) merged to form our Jacksonville, Fla. office. The Stoneburner office was established in 2000 in Jacksonville and is a business-focused law firm with a strategic emphasis on banking, transactions and wealth management.
Balch & Bingham draws on cross-disciplinary talent to launch Affordable Care Act Strategists to serve businesses and insurers.