Ron A. Yarbrough
Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC
Address: 190 East Capitol Street, Suite 100
Jackson, MS 39201

Membership: Community & Professional Activities•American Bar Association - Forum on the Construction Industry •American Bar Association - Fidelity and Surety Law Committee (Vice-Chairs Committee,2001-2006) •Mississippi Bar Association •Capital Area Bar Ass
University: Millsaps College, B.A., 1970 Omicron Delta Kappa, University of Memphis, J.D., 1980
Admitted: 1980, Mississippi; 1980, United States District Courts of Mississippi; 1986, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 1992, United States Court of Federal Claims; 1996, United States Supreme Court
Biography: Ron Yarbrough has more than thirty-five years experience representing general contractors, owners, designers and subcontractors in contract negotiation, construction claims, litigation and arbitration; representing both sureties and claimants in performance and payment bond disputes; representing both fidelity insurers and insureds in disputes involving employee dishonesty claims, fraud and other financial losses; and general commercial litigation. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Construction Law and Litigation-Construction and by Chambers USA for Litigation-Construction. Ron is a frequent speaker on subjects in which he concentrates his practice and is the author of a number of articles on these subjects. Prior to law practice, he was Executive Vice President for Administration at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association's panel of arbitrators (construction). Ron served as Adjunct Professor of Business Law at Millsaps College Else School of Management. He has held a number of leadership positions in professional and civic activities, including Vice-Chairs Committee of the American Bar Association's Fidelity and Surety Law Committee; Past Chairman, Board of Trustees, Mississippi Museum of Art and Past President, National Kidney Foundation of Mississippi.Honors & Awards•Best Lawyers in America : Construction Law and Litigation-Construction Law •Best Lawyers in America : Lawyer of the Year, 2013: Construction Law •Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business: Litigation-Construction •Mid-South Super Lawyers : Construction Litigation •Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition: Construction Law News & Events•Twenty- nine honored by Best Lawyers 2016, Six attorneys named Lawyer of the Year •BRUNINI RECOGNIZED AMONG TOP LAW FIRMS IN MISSISSIPPI BY CHAMBERS USA •Brunini's 2014 Super Lawyers •Twenty- six honored by Best Lawyers 2015, Six attorneys named Lawyer of the Year •BEST LAWYERS in America Speeches & Publications• Rights and Remedies Under Mississippi's New Public Construction Bond Statute, 51 Mississippi Law Journal 351, 1980 (author). • Mississippi Construction Law, Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1981 (co-author) • Mississippi Construction Law Update, Mississippi Associated Builders and Contractors, 1984 (co-author and lecturer) • Mississippi Construction Law: What Do You Do When...? National Business Institute, 1987 and 1988 (co-author and lecturer) • Payment Rights on Construction Projects in Mississippi, Professional Educations Systems, 1988 (co-author and lecturer) • Bid Bonds, Handling Fidelity, Surety and Financial Risk Claims, 2nd Ed., John Wiley and Sons, 1990 (author) • Mississippi Law, Fifty State Construction Lien and Bond Law, John Wiley and Sons, 1992 and all subsequent supplements (author) • Bonds and Liens on Mississippi Construction Projects, Lorman Education Services, 1994 (co-author and lecturer) • Fifty State Public Construction Contracting, John Wiley and Sons, 1995 (co-author) •Mississippi Chapter, Design/Build Project Delivery Systems, American Bar Association, 1996 (author) • The Most Important Questions Asked About Performance Bonds, American Bar Association, 1997 (co-author) • Discovery of Information From An Insurer, 3 Fidelity Law Association Journal 71, 1997 (co-author) • Thou Shalt Not Steal: 'Manifest Intent' and the Eighth Commandment In the New Millennium, American Bar Association, 2000 (author and lecturer) • A Tale of Two Circuits: Expanded Liability for the Completing Surety, Fidelity & Surety Committee Newsletter, American Bar Association, 2002 (author) •Mississippi Chapter, Performance Bond Manual of the 50 States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Federal Jurisdictions, American Bar Association, 2006 (author) •Mississippi Chapter, The Law of Motor Vehicle Dealer Bonds, American Bar Association, 2006 (author) •Mississippi Chapter, Payment Bond Manual, Third Edition, American Bar Association, 2006 (author) •Mississippi Chapter, Design Build Deskbook Fourth Edition, American Bar Association, 2010 (author)