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
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.
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
Sam Kelly was awarded the Capital Area Bar Association’s Professionalism Award at the Judiciary Banquet on Thursday, May 12, 2022 . The award is given to an attorney who demonstrates consistent adherence to professional standards of practice, ethics, integrity, civility and courtesy. They have encouraged respect for, and avoided abuse of, the law and its […]Read More
By John Milner Published in “Marketers Update” of the Official Publication of Mississippi Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association. Spring Issue As we have reported earlier, on January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States re-instated a nationwide stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary […]Read More
March 31, 2022 – For the third year in a row, Benchmark Litigation USA has named Brunini Law Firm as Mississippi Firm of the Year. Patrick McDowell represented Brunini at the Annual Awards Program in New York City. McDowell said, “It’s always rewarding to be recognized as the best of the best. This award confirms […]Read More
Benchmark Litigation has once again named Brunini Law Firm to its annual shortlist for Mississippi Firm of the Year.
Jackson, MS, February 16, 2022 – Benchmark Litigation has once again named Brunini to its annual shortlist for Mississippi Firm of the Year. The 2022 award winner will be announced at this year’s annual Benchmark Litigation USA Awards program on March 24. The Benchmark Litigation USA Awards recognize the country’s most distinguished litigators and their […]Read More
Summary of Meeting Held February 8, 2022 Prepared By Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened at 9:00 a.m. on February 8, 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
By: Kyle Williams and Chris Fontan After months of political maneuvering, including a state-wide ballot initiative and Supreme Court challenge, Mississippi has joined 36 other states in enacting its own medical marijuana program. On February 2, 2022, Governor Tate Reeves signed Senate Bill 2095, the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act, (the “Act”) into law. The Act […]Read More
By: Claire Williams and Chris Fontan On January 13, 2022—the same day that it blocked a Vaccination-or-Testing mandate issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”)—the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for enforcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) of its rule requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for more than 10 million […]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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