Sam Kelly of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC has been selected as the Construction Industry Person of the Year by the Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors (MABC).
Kelly was recognized at the annual Mississippi ABC Merit Awards Banquet at the Jackson Country Club on November 1 and delivered a speech after the award was presented.
“This is a high honor for which Sam is well deserving. We are extremely proud of his achievement and this outstanding recognition for the leadership he provides to the construction industry and to our firm in this important practice area,” said Granville Tate, Jr., chairman of Brunini’s Board of Directors.
The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Inc. is the fastest-growing construction trade association in America, operating through 25,000 nationwide member firms. The Mississippi Chapter of ABC is the largest trade association of its kind in the state, setting standards for the industry in its attempt to promote a fair and profitable business way of life.
Brunini’s Kelly is an active member of and serves as General Counsel to the Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors and the Mississippi Road Builders Association. He is also an active member of the Associated General Contractors of Mississippi. Kelly’s practice focuses on the construction industry and includes contract preparation and negotiations, bid protests, claim preparation and evaluation and dispute resolution. In the field of Construction Litigation, he has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in America, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers, and Mid-South Super Lawyers®. Kelly was named Best Lawyer® Lawyer of the Year 2012 Jackson-MS in Construction Litigation.