Law

Firms with benefits

A proposal to create a new corporate structure has advanced its social-mission message to Senate.

French pleads guilty to fraud

Developer Justin French’s downward spiral finds him facing up to three decades in prison for abusing state and federal tax credit programs.

When partnerships go bad

A local bank got caught up in the middle of a dispute between two business partners and is now on the receiving end of a $1.35 million lawsuit.

Agency takes a closer look through its black eye

As a result of the hit developer Justin French allegedly gave a governmental program that awards tax credits for historic rehabilitation, a local agency is changing some of its protocols.

LeClairRyan rings in the year loud and clear

The Richmond law firm announced Monday the addition of more than 35 attorneys and employees across the country and a new office in Rochester, N.Y.

Md. man admits embezzlement from Richmond employer

A Maryland man plead guilty to mail fraud related to a scheme in which he embezzled $370,000 from his employer, Richmond headquartered K Line America. Timothy Kany Sr., 49, worked as a manager in K Line’s Baltimore office. K Line America is the U.S. subsidiary of the Tokyo-based ocean cargo company. According to his guilty… Read more »

Economic intrigue?

A local economic research firm has filed a $30 million lawsuit against another local economist and several other defendants, alleging that they conspired to misuse trade secrets to develop a competing research product.

French charges postponed until January

A hearing to present the state’s case against developer Justin French on multiple fraud charges will be continued until next year.