Left on his own in the wake of the sudden death of his employer this summer, a local attorney is picking up some of the pieces and launching his own firm.
A judge has dismissed a federal suit brought last year by Joe Alexander, who claims he was the victim of a conspiracy to tarnish his reputation after he parted ways with Martin in late 2017 amid sexual harassment claims made against him within the agency.
Robert E. Lee will continue to stand over Monument Avenue for at least another three months.
Michael Hild’s trial had been set for October but now will be held in Manhattan in April, as he and his attorney requested more time to prepare.
His death, at age 47, left his small downtown firm in the hands of a receiver, tasked with unwinding its affairs, including dozens of ongoing cases.
With a new judge on the case, Attorney General Mark Herring is continuing his fight to squash the lawsuit that thus far has prevented the state from taking down the Robert E. Lee Monument on Monument Avenue.
It turns out the Lee Monument lawsuits were too close to home for Judge Bradley Cavedo after all.
With a sentencing hearing looming next week, one of the former employees of MGT Construction who had a hand in the accounting scheme that toppled the general contracting firm has bought himself some extra time.
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.