Kikoff Lending – Where Building Credit is an Opportunity For All

Alston & Bird helped launch a new free credit builder loan company, Kikoff Lending. Founded by Cynthia Chen, Kikoff Lending was created with a social impact purpose and since it started operations in March, the company has helped almost two thousand consumers establish credit. The majority of Kikoff Lending’s borrowers are under-served minorities and women […]

Compassionate Release – COVID-19

Lauren Timmons, Senior Associate, IP Trademark Group, Charlotte, Christina Wright, an Associate in the New York office in the Real Estate & Finance Group, and Thomas Walker, a Partner in the Litigation & Trial Practice Group in Charlotte, took on a compassionate release case representing a 77 year old man who has served more than […]

Big Win for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Team

On March 13, A&B obtained a nationwide preliminary injunction barring the U.S. Department of Agriculture from implementing a new regulation that would have terminated food stamp assistance for almost 700,000 low-income people across the country. The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the new rule last December, and it was slated to take effect on April […]