U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the 13th consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. Brunini Law Firm has been recognized in the following categories. Metropolitan Tier 1 Jackson-MS Administrative / Regulatory Law Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization […]Read More
130 YEARS AS MISSISSIPPI’S GO-TO FIRM
Brunini has been helping clients succeed since the 1890’s. No one in Mississippi has more experience.
No one in Mississippi works harder. For 130 years, we’ve been Mississippi’s go-to local law firm.
We still are today.
Treva McInnis joins our firm with 16 years of experience. She has represented clients in commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, purchase and sale of real estate, commercial loans, as well as giving clients day to day business counsel. “We are excited to welcome Treva to our team,” said Charlie Penick, Corporate Division […]Read More
by Gene Wasson Several solar farms have been built in Mississippi, and several solar companies are in Mississippi contacting landowners now to lease land for many more solar farms. Existing solar farms are scattered across Mississippi in locations such as Hattiesburg, Sumrall, Ruleville, Jackson and Louisville and on lands ranging from Delta cropland to pastureland […]Read More
We are pleased to announce that 34 Brunini attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Congratulations to: Lawyer of the Year 2023 Sheldon G. Alston – Land Use and Zoning Law William D. Drinkwater – Litigation – Real Estate John M. Flynt – Administrative / Regulatory Law John M. […]Read More
Summary of Meeting Held July 12, 2022 Prepared By Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened at 9:00 a.m. on July 12, 2022. This meeting was held through a telephone conference call and the public was invited to listen to the deliberations of the Board. The Board first […]Read More
from The Mississippi Bar Leonard A. “Len” Blackwell II of Biloxi will receive the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award presented during The Mississippi Bar’s 2022 Annual Business Session held on July 15. The Mississippi Bar presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to individuals who have devoted themselves to serving the public, the legal profession, and the administration […]Read More
by John Milner A central national concern for the convenience store industry is how supply chains have caused price and product discrimination imposed by some major suppliers. The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) has gone on record with a letter to the Agriculture Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives (“Committee”) to address this […]Read More
June 13, 2022 Jackson, MS – Chambers USA has released its 2022 rankings and the Brunini Law Firm has been recognized again as a top ranked law firm in Mississippi. The Chambers USA guide covers practice areas in all 50 states with hundreds of practice area-based ranking tables identifying the best practice groups and lawyers […]Read More
John Flynt Appointed by the Governor of the State of Mississippi as a Commissioner for Mississippi to the Uniform Law Commission.
Founded in 1892, the Uniform Law Commission (also known as the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws) is a non-partisan association comprised of state commissions on uniform laws from each state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Commissioners promote the principle of uniformity by […]Read More
Summary of Meeting Held May 12, 2020 The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened at 9:00 a.m. on May 12, 2020. This meeting was held through a telephone and Zoom conference call and the public was invited to listen to the deliberations of the Board. The Board first approved minutes from the previous meeting […]Read More
In Notice 80-20-002, May 5, 2020, the Mississippi Department of Revenue has advised that the due date for filing income tax returns and making first and second quarter estimated payments is extended t July 15, 2020, consistent with the Federal Covid extension. The notice applies to individual and fiduciary income tax returns and corporate income […]Read More
U.S. Department of Labor Provides Additional Guidance on Employers’ OSHA Recordkeeping Responsibilities During COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have been forced to address the application of virtually every legal labor and employment obligation in the context of the pandemic. One of these obligations includes an employer’s responsibilities under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), which is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL […]Read More
In IRS Notice 2020-23 the IRS provides a list of additional returns and payments of tax that are due on or after April 1, 2020 for which filing and payment relief is provided. The listed payment obligations and return filings are now due on July 15, 2020. IRS extends deadline for filing applications to carryback […]Read More
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has finally provided employers covered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)—those employers with less than 500 employees—with guidance concerning the documentation needed in order to seek the refundable payroll tax credits provided for under the FFCRA. In so doing, the IRS has essentially established the documentation employees should […]Read More
Under the centralized audit procedures for partnerships enacted by Congress in 2015, partnerships generally may not file amended returns without express authorization of the IRS. To enable partnerships and partners to take advantage of certain retroactive law changes under the CARES Act, the IRS has issued its Revenue Procedure 2020-23 allowing partnerships that filed a […]Read More
Mississippi Department of Revenue suspends requirements under the International Registration Plan and International Fuel Tax Agreement
In an Order of the Commissioner dated March 24, 2020, the Department of Revenue has suspended requirements associated with the International Registry Plan and the International Fuel Tax Agreement for any motor vehicle engaged in interstate emergency relief efforts and traveling through Mississippi as part of the emergency relief. This includes motor vehicles carrying medical […]Read More
The CARES Act provides $150 billion in Coronavirus Relief Funds for states, tribes and local governments. It is a centerpiece of the state aid in the CARES package, with the funds to be used to reimburse expenses incurred by the states and local governments as a result of Covid-19. Each state will receive funds based […]Read More
On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Governor Tate Reeves announced that Executive Order 1466 (“E.O. 1466”) will go into effect on Friday, April 3 at 5 p.m. and remain in effect until Monday, April 20 at 8 a.m. E.O. 1466 is a shelter-in-place order, also referred to as a stay-at-home order. As the name implies, it […]Read More
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Brunini has been a leader in Mississippi for more than 130 years. But with new clients, new attorneys, and a whole new attitude, we’re re-taking the Mississippi legal community by storm.Our Practice Areas