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1. Legal Community Seeks Access, Diversity
- Monday, November 05, 2012
Diversity and access to justice are some of the watchwords often heard around Memphis legal circles these days.
Diversity, because of the continued concern that both men and women get equal shots at advancing up the ranks from law school all the way to the corner office. Access to justice, because of everything from the recession’s grinding toll to the ever-present scars of poverty in Memphis that all combine to make legal problems harder than ever to pay for.
2. Baker Donelson Chief Wins Law360 Honor
- Monday, October 15, 2012
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC chairman and CEO Ben Adams has been named one of the 10 “Most Innovative Managing Partners in the Country” by Law360, a national newswire for business lawyers.
3. It’s All Tied Up
- Thursday, September 27, 2012
The markets today must reconcile two primary opposing factors. On the one hand, global economic statistics and earnings pre-announcements describe a listless global economy – not recessionary per se – but not healthy enough to really drive revenues and confidence. On the other hand, the globe’s major central banks have all committed to indefinite and unlimited monetary stimulus.
4. Baker Donelson Earns Top 10 Diversity Ranking
- Thursday, August 23, 2012
The Memphis-based law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has been ranked among the top ten law firms in the nation in Vault Inc.’s 2013 “Best Law Firms for Diversity.”
5. Baker Donelson Earns Prominent Honors
- Tuesday, August 07, 2012
The Memphis-based law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has been ranked among the top five in the 2013 edition of Vault Inc.’s “Best Law Firms to Work For.”
6. Report: Facebook IPO Filing Could Come Next Week
- Monday, January 30, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Facebook could file regulatory papers as early as Wednesday for its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, according to a newspaper report.
The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, said Friday that the social-networking company could raise as much as $10 billion in an offering that would value the company at $75 billion to $100 billion.
7. FCC Chairman Opposes AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has come out against the merger of cellphone giant AT&T and T-Mobile USA.
Julius Genachowski made his position known in a document he circulated to fellow commissioners Tuesday.
8. 10 Steps to a Fail-Proof Business
- Tuesday, November 08, 2011
As we know, business failures are very high. Some 56 percent fail before four years and 69 percent before seven years. Nothing much sadder except maybe a serious illness. Wealth is lost, jobs, vendor relationships, credit rating and maybe health and marital statuses. A lot of it does not have to be. Here are ways to help you fail-proof.
9. Baker Donelson Named Among Top Law Employers
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has been ranked athe Top 10 in the 2012 edition of Vault Inc.’s “Best Law Firms to Work For.”
10. Obama Tax Proposal Worries Social Security Allies
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Some Social Security advocates fear that President Barack Obama's desire to cut taxes supporting the program will undermine its vaunted stature as a self-financing pension system that provides checks to retirees based on contributions they made while working.
11. Kanda Joins Electronic Vaulting Services as VP
- Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Amit Kanda has been hired by Electronic Vaulting Services LLC as the new vice president of IT and business development.
12. Electronic Vaulting Service Awarded for Mobile Backup
- Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Electronic Vaulting Service (EVS) was awarded for the best business implementation of cloud backup in a mobile computing environment. The award recognized EVS for outstanding customer satisfaction through innovative deployment and application of the Asigra Cloud Backup platform.
13. Baker Donelson Earns High Rankings in Vault Survey
- Friday, June 10, 2011
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC has been ranked highly in the 2011 edition of Vault Inc.’s national ranking of the best law firms to work for.
14. Fowler to Receive Rhodes Honorary Degree
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Dr. Cary Fowler, executive director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust, will receive the Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree at the 162nd Commencement of Rhodes College Saturday.
15. Gold: Supply vs. Demand
- Tuesday, September 28, 2010
GOLD! Gold hit $1,300 an ounce last week. What is gold? Why is it valuable? What determines its value? What makes prices rise and fall? Good questions. Unfortunately, each answer is quite complicated. Unlike stocks or bonds, where the inputs into price and valuation remain pretty consistent (interest rates, earnings, sentiment, inflation), the inputs for gold seem to fluctuate. Ask five people why gold is climbing and you will likely get ten different answers. Let’s start with the fundamentals:
16. Funeral Org Pushes for ‘Green’ Burials
- Tuesday, March 09, 2010
The idea of a funeral and burial with no embalming, no metal casket vault and nothing else to stop the decomposition of the body and container is an enduring idea that is getting the “green” tag.
The uncomplicated funeral and burial, however, is complicated in the here and now for consumers, according to the leader of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Mid-South.
17. Marijuana Expert Regales Rotarians With Lesser-Known Facts
- Thursday, February 04, 2010
Marijuana researcher Mehmoud ElSohly sees the humor in his work, especially when he’s talking about a THC suppository.
He concluded a speech to the Memphis Rotary Club by acting as though he was smoking a joint then suddenly hiding it down below after getting caught. He lifted the bit of physical humor from Jay Leno. ElSohly can get away with stealing from the comedian because he was the brunt of that joke.
18. Gorman’s Architectural Imprint Extends Beyond Memphis
- Friday, August 21, 2009
Marty Gorman has created a multitude of freestanding structures during his more than 40 years as an architect, but he’s most proud of what he’s done to complement the work of others.
As a committed preservationist, he understands the value of an adaptive reuse, such as transforming a Downtown bank building into a school. He advocates similar preservation efforts as president of Memphis Heritage Inc. This year, the Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects recognized Gorman’s creativity and community service by bestowing him with its highest honor, the Francis Gassner Award.
19. Hot Flavor: Plain Vanilla
- Friday, July 17, 2009
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in April reached an agreement with a bank holding company there limiting its activities in several areas, including the payment of dividends.
20. Memphis Drum Shop Named ‘Independent Retailer of the Year’
- Monday, December 15, 2008
The students mix with the masters at Memphis Drum Shop.
One recent day saw Tony Coleman, who tours with B.B. King and Bobby Blue Bland, shake hands with some of the aspiring drummers as they trotted past cymbals, congas, djembes, timpanis and toms toward the back of the store.
21. SunTrust To Cut 2,400 Jobs Nationally To Trim Costs
- Tuesday, August 21, 2007
ATLANTA (AP) - SunTrust Banks said Monday it will cut roughly 2,400 jobs, more than 7 percent of its total work force, by the end of next year.
The company, which said it doesn't expect its sales to be affected by the move, will incur a pretax, one-time charge of $45 million in the third quarter of this year to cover costs associated with the job cuts.
22. Madison Avenue Building Turns Inside Out
- Friday, March 03, 2006
The developers of the Goodwyn Condominiums at 127 Madison Ave. are looking to blend a historic building with high-tech amenities.
The 18-story, 68,000-square-foot building is being redeveloped by Henry Grosvenor and J. Hollingsworth of Capital Development LLC for $9 million.
23. Ivy at South End Sidesteps Condominium Craze
- Tuesday, January 17, 2006
While much of the Downtown real estate market has been concentrating its efforts on condominiums, one group is working on something different - single family homes.
Robert Durbin of Durbin Diversified Builders and his son-in-law, Reid Hedgepeth of Hedgepeth Construction, are building 17 upscale zero-lot homes at The Ivy at South End near the intersection of South Front and Georgia streets.
24. Highland Strip Area Starts to Sizzle
- Friday, January 06, 2006
After years of inactivity, the area around the Highland Stip is starting to pick up as property renovations and other new developments continue.
Probably the most visible new addition has been RP Billiards at 525 S. Highland St. The building housed the Highland Cue for about 25 years.
25. Archived Article: Trends Focus
- Monday, December 29, 2003
Holiday parties on the rise, but keeping it simple
Companies Celebrating, but Keeping it Simple
The Daily News
Its not caviar, but its not peanut butter and crackers either.
The past couple of years have seen companies sla...
26. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, July 31, 2002
By RICK RUSSELL
Tennessee biotechnology gets boost with alliance
By RICK RUSSELL
The Daily News
While the more traditional industrial staples continue to support the states sluggish economic infrastructure, a sweeping statewide initiativ...
27. Archived Article: Prime
- Tuesday, April 06, 1999
149 Monroe Ave 149 Monroe Ave. for sale A 36,000-square-foot building at Monroe Avenue and Second Street is for sale. Full of amenities such as milled columns, partitioned hardwood panel offices, a small theater, meeting rooms and a vault in the bas...
28. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, June 20, 1996
Patricia Fowler vs Patricia Fowler vs. Pinecrest Pet Cemetery and Travis Wright II. A Memphis woman filed suit in Chancery Court on Monday for a restraining order and injunction against the pet cemetery where her pet dog is buried. According to the ...
29. Archived Article: Vault
- Monday, June 17, 1996
By NATALIE VANTREASE STRODE Local security company offers customized hidden safes By NATALIE VANTREASE STRODE The Daily News One womans love for horror movies gave birth to a unique and profitable business for one Memphis company. With a doctor husb...
30. Archived Article: Prime Properties
- Tuesday, May 28, 1996
Federal Reserve Bank building Federal Reserve Bank building 170 Jefferson Ave. For sale or lease A virtual fortress of a building, occupying a full quarter block on the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Third Street, is for sale or lease. The asking pr...