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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley names former ethics commission chairman as her next chief of staff

...as chief of staff last fall.Burns is a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, one of the state's largest law firms. The 40-year-old Citadel graduate formerly worked at the Pentagon as an ethics attorney for the vice chief of naval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-13/south-carolina-gov-nikki
Carl Sanders is only Georgia letterman elected governor

...and a low-handicap golfer. After retiring from politics to develop one of Atlanta's largest and most successful law firms, Troutman-Sanders, the former governor later purchased the home of golf great Bobby Jones on Tuxedo on Atlanta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/carl-sanders-only-georgia-let
Area law firms will merge

Two of the area's oldest law firms, Hull, Towill, Norman & Barrett of Augusta and Henderson & Salley of Aiken, announced plans Wednesday to merge. The merged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/24/bus_248262.shtml
Business | Augusta National Golf Club
Augusta paid $1.7M to outside law firms in 2011

Augusta paid about $1.7 million to outside law firms for legal work last year, despite having an in-house...full-time attorneys.A look at records of city payments to law firms shows that $718,000 of the $1.7 million came directly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-01-08/augusta-paid-17m-outside
Overtime

...an hour for senior attorneys in the case, including $15.5 million for his firm alone. Hausfeld said a total of 41 law firms were involved in the case and were owed a total of $50.2 million in pay and expenses.Federal law allows for winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-22/overtime
Nunn memo unremarkable

...the National Finance Committee; young professionals; the LGBT community; the Jewish community; trial lawyers and law firms; and the tech community ? no mention of blacks or Hispanics. Nobody tries to raise serious money from these groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-11/nunn-memo-unremarkable
Bowers' dealings questioned

...general played favorites with one of Atlanta's leading law firms and now is asking his successor to launch an investigation...Spalding lawyers during his 16-year tenure, other law firms in Atlanta got far more business from his office, records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/27/met_210488.shtml
Metro
City continues to use costly outside counsel despite staff attorneys

...City records show $695,462 went to three Augusta law firms and two Atlanta firms, but the bulk, $460,569, was...Frails said, but he wishes more of it went to black law firms like his."We just think the city should spread more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-19/city-continues-use-costl
Citadel ripoff

...fees for out-of-state lawyers. New York and other law firms are seeking a whopping $6.7 million from U.S. District...he'll be granting license to other out-of-state law firms to come into the state on other so-called civil rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/09/edi_211063.shtml
Editorials
Ethics commission to look into Bowers' campaign finances

...Michael Bowers failed to disclose campaign contributions from, among others, employees of one of Atlanta's biggest law firms. Mr. Bowers acknowledged mistakes, and filed a campaign amendment disclosing an additional 36 contributors who gave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/20/met_210142.shtml
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