Lobbying on the Local Level: Tips for Small Businesses

By D. Jay Thaw, Bouhan Falligant

Special to Business in Savannah

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, lobbying spending has more than doubled since 1998, going from $1.45 billion to $3.22 billion in 2015. Last year’s top five spenders nationally included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ($84 million), the National Association of Realtors ($37 million), […]

Bouhan Falligant Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America 2017

Bouhan Falligant is pleased to announce nine of its attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America. The designation honors those who have been selected by their peers for outstanding achievements in their respective practice areas.

“Being recognized by Best Lawyers in America is an honor not only for […]

Savannah Morning News Covers Newlead Castellano Story

The crew of the Newlead Castellano, a cargo ship that’s been a fixture on the horizon off the coast of Tybee for nearly four months, can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.
The vessel, in port in April to offload a shipment of raw sugar, was seized by U.S. marshals and […]

Newlead Castellano Story Featured on NPR

Since April, the Newlead Castellano has been anchored off the Georgia coast, near Savannah — with a crew on board that couldn’t come ashore.

Now, after several motionless months, the Filipino sailors are close to heading home. The auction of the ship is bringing an end to what Splash247, a maritime news site, called a […]

Bouhan Falligant Partner Todd Baiad Interviewed by WABE

Bouhan Falligant partner Todd Baiad was interviewed by WABE about the Newlead Castellano, which has been anchored off the coast of Tybee Island since April.

“They seem to be in good spirits,” Baiad said. “Would I want to be stuck on that ship since April? No. But I think it’s something they’re probably a little […]