Another Richmond Circuit Court judge has taken himself off one of the lawsuits seeking to stop the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue – and this time it’s the judge who lives in the neighborhood.
The marriage of Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton is complete. The Troutman’s downtown Richmond office is now the third-largest of the combined firm’s 23 locations.
A combined six local judges have recused themselves from two lawsuits filed this month seeking to halt the removal of the Robert E. Lee Monument on Monument Avenue. One of the two remaining judges lives in the neighborhood.
Round one in the legal bout between local accounting giant Cherry Bekaert and Richmond real estate heavyweight Thalhimer has ended, but the jousting continues.
By way of Luxembourg and with tens of billions of dollars at stake, a global satellite telecom company has beamed into Richmond to file for bankruptcy. With that comes another big catch for local bankruptcy attorneys to feast on.
Nearly $3 million that had gone temporarily missing from the trust account has been re-acquired by the replacement trustee, who continues to manage what’s left of the case.
Nearly three years after settling their previous legal dispute, a local residential real estate firm once again is being sued by the regional industry heavyweight from which it was spawned.
The trustee overseeing the bankruptcy liquidation of toppled Richmond law firm LeClairRyan has brought in some hired guns.
It was always going to be a long road leading Bell’s Brewery’s beers back to Virginia taps and shelves, but that process looks likely to drag on well into 2020.
Patrick Lindsey, who worked for MGT until a massive accounting scheme was discovered at the company in 2016, faces sentencing later this year.