Claire W. Ketner
Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC
Address: 190 East Capitol Street, Suite 100
Jackson, MS 39201

Membership: Community & Professional Activities •Capital Area Bar Association •Mississippi Bar Association •American Bar Association •Federal Bar Association•Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association•Mississippi Volunteer Lawyer's Project•Jackson Young Lawye
University: Millsaps College, B.A., 1996, Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 1999
Admitted: 1999, Mississippi; 1999, United States District Courts of Mississippi; 2003, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Biography: Claire Ketner concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, products liability, and employment litigation. She has represented companies in a variety of contract and tort matters, including bad faith insurance litigation, consumer fraud claims, and products liability suits. She has represented employers in discrimination and harassment suits, and advised employers with respect to preventing employment claims. She was named a Mid-South Rising Star 2011 in Business Litigation. Claire currently serves as the Firm's Recruiting Chair. Claire received her undergraduate degree from Millsaps College, where she majored in both history and political science. She received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law, where she served as assistant editor for the International Commentary on Evidence, and as research assistant to Professor Craig R. Callen. She assisted Professor Callen in presenting the American trial evidence portion of Comparative Criminal Procedure and Evidence at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, and also served as copy editor on Expert Evidence Compared: Rules and Practices in the Dutch and American Criminal Justice Systems by P.T.C. Van Kampen. Representative Matters • Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC v. Pittman, 2010 WL 4009151 (Miss. 2010) • Ward v. Life Investors Insurance Company of America, 383 F.Supp.2d 882 (S.D. Miss. 2005) • Stephens v. Equitable Life Assurance Society of U.S., 850 So.2d 78 (Miss. 2003) • Anderson v. Equitable Life Assurance Society of U.S., 248 F.Supp.2d 584 (S.D. Miss. 2003) Speeches & Publications • CLE Speaker for Mississippi Engineers: Employment Law Issues for Professional Engineers. September 14, 2006 Community & Professional Activities • Capital Area Bar Association • Mississippi Bar Association • American Bar Association • Federal Bar Association • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyer's Project • Jackson Young Lawyer's Association • Junior League of Jackson Honors & Awards • Mid-South 2011 Rising Star in Business Litigation • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers [Top 5% Nationally] • 2008 Recipient "Mississippi's 50 Leading Business Women" by the Mississippi Business Journal News & Events • Congratulations to Brunini Super Lawyers® • "Mississippi Litigation Law Firm of the Year 2011" • Claire Ketner and John Wade Win Mississippi Supreme Court Appeal Based Upon Statute of Limitations