For over 90 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.
Our team applies a comprehensive understanding of the Affordable Care Act to help providers and employers navigate the complicated law that will impact all businesses. We were among the first firms to fully understand the impact of the law. Our attorneys followed and studied the new law throughout its entire lifecycle and have developed optimal ACA strategies that are in concert with clients’ specific business goals.
And visit our blog, Affordable Care Act Review: Analyzing the ACA’s Impact on Employers and Providers, at ACAreview.com.
Balch & Bingham’s Privacy and Data Security Practice Group designs comprehensive prevention and reporting methods and policies to help businesses protect against, prevent and combat technology-related breaches. Our decades of experience serving as counsel for companies in highly-regulated industries and advising them on privacy and data security issues, combined with deep regulatory relationships and a comprehensive understanding of data technology, allows us to help companies maximize the value data offers to their businesses while protecting against intrusions.
In January, 2001, Balch & Bingham LLP and Eaton & Cottrell merged to form our Gulfport and Jackson offices. The Gulfport office of Eaton & Cottrell was established in 1932. From the earliest days, the Gulfport office has contributed to the growth, prosperity and the quality of life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Our Gulfport office has long had strong ties to the fields of public utility law.