Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, founded over one century ago, today is one of Mississippi’s largest and most respected law firms. We serve primarily business clients, including a number of Fortune 500 companies and other significant Mississippi companies, including the nation’s largest privately held wireless company, one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers, one of Mississippi’s largest health insurers, and one of the state’s largest banks and health care systems. Our Firm’s practice is organized into three major areas of concentration: Commercial, Litigation and Regulatory law.
Attorneys in our commercial department provide counsel and representation in matters of general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, public and industrial development financing and tax incentives, securities regulation, banking, real estate transactions, insurance regulation, syndication, estate planning, antitrust, and corporate and personal taxation. In addition, we represent various media clients and clients who face defamation, first amendment issues and other media issues.
Our trial attorneys handle a wide range of cases, including those involving complex commercial transactions, mass torts, construction disputes, employment discrimination, products liability, premises liability, insurance defense, insurance coverage, medical malpractice, breach of contract, antitrust, securities fraud, business torts, taxation, white collar crime, and environmental issues. We possess experience and considerable reputation in state and federal trial and appellate courts in Mississippi and elsewhere and have acted as lead counsel in many of Mississippi’s largest and most complex litigation cases.
Brunini’s energy practice dates from the first oil discovery in Mississippi in the 1930’s, and today includes every part of the industry, from our representation of producers in the field, to pipeline companies transporting the product, to public utilities distributing the energy to the public, to lignite coal projects to generate electricity. We frequently represent public utilities, including providers of telecommunications services, electricity, and natural gas, as well as other parties, in proceedings before the Mississippi Public Service Commission. Brunini is also distinguished by a formidable and diverse environmental practice, which supports not only our energy clients but our manufacturing clients as well. In the health care arena, we provide comprehensive legal services to entities such as hospitals, nursing homes, physicians groups and other medical care providers. We also represent casinos, casino developers and businesses involved in the gaming industry.
Recognized Legal Experience
Grounded by experience and infused with innovation, the practice of law at Brunini affirms our vision of growth, excellence and discovery. Even as we grow, we maintain a collegial atmosphere and team focus. In 2021, our firm was named Mississippi’s Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation and was a top-ranked firm in Chambers USA. Our high standards are demonstrated by the number of Brunini attorneys who are named by their peers to the ranks of many distinguished organizations including the American College of Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates, Best Lawyers® in America, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers in Business, Mid-South Super Lawyers.