Posts from Government Relations & Municipal Law

The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 Includes 21 BPJ Attorneys

21 lawyers from Burch, Porter & Johnson have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© publication.

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BPJ Attorney Becomes First Lakeland Municipal Judge

Taylor A. Cates, a partner in the commercial and business litigation practice at Burch, Porter & Johnson, has been sworn in as the first municipal judge for the City of Lakeland.

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Charles F. Newman Recognized with TBA Public Service Award

BPJ Member Charlie Newman received the William M. Leech Public Service Award at the Tennessee Bar Association meeting June 15 in Memphis.

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Historic Overton Park Case Highlighted in Tennessee Publication

Burch, Porter & Johnson attorney Charles F. Newman is quoted in The Tennessee Magazine article, "Overton Park’s Citizens and Their Successful Battle Against the Highway," written by Bill Carey, May 2018.

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MLK50: The Burch, Porter & Johnson Connection

In 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King came to Memphis. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference employed Burch, Porter & Johnson to represent Dr. King and defend a suit brought by the City to enjoin a worker's march. Burch, Porter & Johnson successfully obtained relief from the injunction just hours before Dr. King is assassinated.

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CLE Opportunity Featuring BPJ Attorney

Jef Feibelman of Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC, along with Leo Bearman, Jr. of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC - Memphis, will discuss Zivotofsky v. Kerry (2015) and its implications.

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BPJ Attorney to Speak at Memphis Women's Summit

Tannera G. Gibson presents to the Leaders of Tomorrow at the Memphis Women's Summit, March 22, 2018.

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Burch, Porter & Johnson Selected to Lead Nashville Investigation

Nashville Metro Council Special Committee voted unanimously to hire Memphis lawfirm Burch, Porter & Johnson to conduct an internal investigation into potential misuse of city funds by Mayor Megan Barry.

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Women in Business Article Quotes BPJ Attorney

Journalist Don Wade spoke to Burch, Porter & Johnson attorney Tannera G. Gibson for a recent article on Women in Business in The Daily News.

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BPJ Attorney Quoted in Smithsonian Magazine

Charlie Newman, attorney with Burch, Porter & Johnson since 1965, was quoted in the January 2018 issue of Smithsonian Magazine, in the article The Strike That Brought MLK to Memphis, by Ted Conover.

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