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Recent News

Food Truck Wars Thursday, 06 December, 2012

Image to Support Your Local Food TrucksThe City of Birmingham, Alabama has proposed an ordinance that would effectively prevent food trucks and pushcarts from operating within the city center. Our firm is working to protect the rights of food trucks to operate within the City.

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC Receives “Tier 1” Ranking by US News Thursday, 29 November, 2012

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC is honorImage of Best Law Firms badgeed to have received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms.”

The Tier 1 Ranking in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Eminent Domain Litigation was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, including feedback from the firm’s clients, peer reviews by other firms in our practice areas, and information provided to U.S. News at their request.

Two D&G Partners Named to Best Lawyers in America (2013) Thursday, 29 November, 2012

Congratulations to David Donaldson (Commercial Litigation) and David Guin (Securities Litigation) for being listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC)!

Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 4.4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

David Guin Recognized as Alabama Super Lawyer Friday, 29 June, 2012

Image of Super Lawyers logoBIRMINGHAM, AL- David Guin from the Birmingham law office of Donaldson & Guin, LLC was recently selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers. For more information visit http://www.superlawyers.com/

Firm Attorneys Honored by Birmingham Magazine Friday, 09 March, 2012

Congratulations to Dawn Evans (Business Law; Rising Star), Rex Slate (Personal Injury) and David Guin (Civil Litigation) for being named by Birmingham Magazine as among the “Top Attorneys” in Birmingham. The magazine’s lists were compiled from surveys of Birmingham attorneys.

Dawn Evans Wins $350,000 Jury Verdict Thursday, 27 October, 2011

Congratulations to Dawn Evans for winning a $350,000 jury verdict in a real estate condemnation case!

D&G and Ala Securities Commission Obtain $200 Million for Investors Friday, 08 July, 2011

As one of the lead states for a 13-state task force, working cooperatively with the SEC and FINRA, the Alabama Securities Commission has obtained $200 million in investor restitution, plus penalties of $10.5 million, for investor losses arising out of sales by Regions Morgan Keegan (RMK) of mutual funds with over-concentrations in subprime mortgage-backed securities. D&G is honored to have been retained as outside counsel in this matter by the Alabama Securities Commission. David Guin was appointed as a Deputy Attorney General of the State of Alabama for this matter by the Governor and Attorney General.

David Guin Speaks at New York Institutional Investor Conference Thursday, 09 June, 2011

David Guin spoke recently at the National Summit on the Future of Fiduciary Responsibility conference for institutional investors in New York. Topics included pre-litigation securities fraud settlement strategies, the role of institutional investors as private regulators and agents of corporate accountability, and litigation regarding mortgage-backed securities.

D&G attorneys named to B-Metro list of Top Lawyers Wednesday, 25 May, 2011

David Donaldson, David Guin, Tammy Stokes and Dawn Evans were listed in the March, 2011 edition of B-Metro Magazine on the list of Top Lawyers.

D&G Wins 11th Circuit Appeal Against Accounting Firm Monday, 29 November, 2010

Donaldson Guin won an important appeal in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals on September 22, 2010, allowing our accounting malpractice and securities claims to proceed in the case of Corporate America Credit Union vs. RubinBrown LLP. The case rejected the accounting firm defendant’s efforts to enforce an arbitration agreement against our client, who was not a party to the arbitration agreement.