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David Martin Connelly Elected Vice President of The Foundation of The Energy Law Journal’s Board of Directors
The FELJ serves as the steward of the Energy Law Journal, an innovative legal publication which is a vital part of the energy community.
June 20, 2024
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Birmingham Business Journal Interviews Doug Kauffman on Affirmative Action Ruling and DEI Initiatives
In the article , Doug Kauffman answered questions about the SCOTUS's decision regarding affirmative action and DEI considerations for companies.
June 13, 2024
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Balch & Bingham Named Among Top Firms in Chambers USA 2024 Guide
53 attorneys and 20 practices are recognized.
June 6, 2024
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Andy Tunnell Serves as Board Chair for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Alabama-Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter
Under his leadership, the board supports initiatives to increase local awareness of MS and the services the Society provides to individuals living with the disease and their caregivers.
June 3, 2024
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Steven Burns Named to LGBTQ Fund Advisory Committee
During Steven’s 12-month term, he will help lead fundraising efforts to support local causes important to the LGBTQ+ community.
June 3, 2024
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Labor And Employment Team Presents at National Business Institute’s Live Online Seminar, “Mississippi Human Resource Law 2024”
The course addressed the latest changes in human resource laws at the state level, providing participants with essential best practices and updates on the latest rules and regulations.
May 30, 2024
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2023 Diversity Equity & Inclusion Report
Our commitment to a better future for all of us.
May 2024
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Federal Trade Commission Votes to Prohibit Non-Compete Clauses, Immediately Sued
Pepper Crutcher summarizes the immediate impact for employers and the challenges filed in a new article published by the Mississippi Manufacturers Association.
May 1, 2024
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Looking for Certainty: Protection from competition following the FTC’s rule prohibiting non-compete clauses
On Tuesday, April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a final Non-Compete Clause Rule banning as unfair competition all non-compete provisions entered with workers on or after the effective date of the Rule.
April 26, 2024
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Employers Shouldn’t Rush to Comply With FTC’s Noncompete Rule
It’s just the beginning of what likely will be a lengthy court battle over the rule’s validity, leaving its future uncertain.
April 25, 2024
U.S. District Court Addresses Federal Preemption for State Credit Reporting Laws
Jason Tompkins explores a decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine in Consumer Data Industry Association v. Frey.
April 8, 2024
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Recognized in Most Recommended Law Firm Report & as a Litigation Standout by BTI Consulting
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Best Lawyers in America Includes 141 Balch Attorneys in 2024 Guide
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