Category Archives: Press

Civil rights Empowerment Week highlights a better Birmingham

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By J. Mason Davis, Sirote & Permutt attorney The City of Birmingham, along with many area businesses, churches and civic groups, has already held many events in conjunction with its 50-year commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham and the change in the form of government of the City of Birmingham from a three-personRead More

Encouraging, Inspiring Others to Volunteer at the Heart of Sirote Supports

By Cheryl Oswalt, Sirote & Permutt attorney Since the firm began in the 1940s, one of the main pillars of Sirote & Permutt has been volunteer work and charity. The firm’s founders emphasized the importance of each attorney finding a cause he or she believed in, and donating time and/or money to it. That’s whyRead More

Congratulations to Joel Rotenstreich, Recipient of the NCCJ James Head Award

By Karl Friedman, Sirote & Permutt attorney Impacting one person’s life can go a long way. Joel Rotenstreich recently received the James Head Award Lifetime Award from the Alabama Chapter of the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ). I’m proud to have known Joel for many years. I taught him Sunday School growing up,Read More

Nonprofits Make Our City Go Round

By Emily Bates, Sirote & Permutt’s director of marketing & business development Birmingham is regularly ranked as one of the nation’s most philanthropic communities. More specifically speaking, it was ranked No. 3 among the nation’s 50 largest metros in August 2012 when it comes to percentage of discretionary income given to charity, according to the study byRead More

The Birmingham Business Journal Unveils Nonprofit Awards’ Finalists

Recently, the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ) announced the finalists for this year’s second annual Nonprofit Awards. Sirote & Permutt was honored to be recognized as a finalist in the Corporate Citizen category for our Sirote Supports initiative. This category honors Birmingham companies for the community service and charitable activities to which they contribute their timeRead More

Sirote Supports Recognized for Groundbreaking Efforts

By Emily Bates, Sirote & Permutt’s director of marketing & business development Recently, Birmingham magazine held its inaugural Groundbreakers Award celebration, which honored Birmingham residents and projects that are digging in and laying the groundwork for a better Birmingham. Sirote & Permutt was honored to be recognized as a Groundbreaker for our Sirote Supports initiative alongRead More

1963 to 2013: Telling the Story

By J. Mason Davis, Sirote & Permutt attorney They say those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it. Thankfully, there are many organizations around Birmingham that are hosting events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights movement in our city. It’s an anniversary that’s close to my heart, since I rememberRead More

Sirote’s heart for Ronald McDonald House wins PR award

Sirote & Permutt’s marketing and communications team is proud to have been awarded the 2012 “Your Honor” Award by the Southeastearn Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association (LMASE). Sirote’s team was honored for their public relations efforts in support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama’s (RMHCA) annual “Heart of the House” Gala inRead More

Gala Shows Birmingham’s “Heart” for Children in Need

Sirote Supports was honored to be part of the 10th Annual “Heart of the House” Gala benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Alabama. The gala, held on Aug. 23 at the Wynfrey Hotel, was a tremendous success. Donations that evening totaled more than $175,000 and will be used to help provide housing and comfortRead More

Sirote Supports RMHCA Heart of the House Gala on the Broadcast Trail

Sirote’s Craig Stephens and Emily Bates hit the broadcast trail in mid-August as part of the Sirote Supports effort to promote the 10th Annual Heart of the House Gala to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. On August 16, Craig along with Ronald McDonald House Executive Director Katherine Estes Billmeier recorded 4 interviews in one hourRead More