Monday, May 18th, 2020

Late on Friday, May 15, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released updated guidance on a host of issues arising from interruptions in institutional operations related to the COVID-19 national emergency.  This new 11-page document, along with an accompanying Q&A,…

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Monday, February 8th, 2016

The 2016 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature began on Tuesday, February 2. Once again, the anemic General Fund budget will likely be the dominant topic of conversation both in Montgomery and around the state. The House and Senate convened…

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced last Friday its proposal of a revised Employer Information Report (EEO-1) that will collect pay data from federal contractors and other employers with more than 100 employees. The notice of proposed changes, which…

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

On January 16, 2016 (“Implementation Day”), U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed that the International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”) had verified Iran’s implementation of certain required measures designed to reduce Iran’s ability to produce weapons grade nuclear materials.  As…

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. is pleased to announce that Alvin K. Hope, II has joined the firm’s Mobile office. Mr. Hope is a member of the Public Finance and Governmental and Regulatory Affairs practice groups. Mr. Hope’s public finance…

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

This week the Alabama Legislature met for its 10th and 11th day of the 30-day 2012 Regular Session. While the House made some progress on legislation, the Senate essentially remained mired in a filibuster that severely limited its activity. On…

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

In a three page Order issued Thursday, March 8, 2012, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals extended the existing injunction of Alabama’s Immigration law to two additional sections of the law. Specifically, the Eleventh Circuit enjoined Sections 27 and 30….

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

With 9 meeting days completed, roughly one-third of the 2012 Legislation Session has come to a close. Governor Bentley outlined new legislation on Tuesday that would provide for an annual sales tax holiday covering items related to severe weather preparedness….

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

As week two of the 2012 Legislative Session came to a close on Thursday, the focus of the Alabama Legislature continued to be the jobs agenda advocated by both the Governor and House and Senate leaders. In particular, on Thursday…

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

On Tuesday, February 7, Lt. Governor Kay Ivey and House Speaker Mike Hubbard gaveled in their respective Houses to signify the start of the 2012 Regular Legislative Session. The legislature is expected to focus this session on job creation, economic…

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Birmingham, Ala. – Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. is pleased to announce that the firm is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Minority Scholars LSAT Prep Course. Held at the firm’s Birmingham office, this course is designed for highly-motivated minority students who…

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. is pleased to announce that Robert H. Fowlkes, Christopher C. Frost, and Barry A. Staples have been named shareholders of the firm. “All of these individuals have been outstanding members of our firm, and we…

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Benchmark Appellate is the only directory to specifically focus on litigation at the appellate level. The guide covers all twelve circuits (the First through the Eleventh and the Washington DC/Supreme Court Circuit) as well as the Federal Circuit. Benchmark Appellate…

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

An important deadline for Alabama’s strict new Immigration Act is fast approaching. Specifically, Section 9 of the Act, which applies to businesses who receive any contract, grant or incentive awards from the State, or any county or municipality (or any…