Shelly Gunn Burns, Of Counsel | Practice Areas
Shelly is a Mississippi Born, Bred, Educated and Trained Trial Attorney with nearly Twenty Years of Civil Litigation Experience. She is a Life-Long Mississippian and Career Defense Attorney. Her Experience encompasses Pre-Trial Practice (including Electronic Discovery and Motion Practice), Serving as Sole or Lead Trial Counsel in Dozens of Jury and Bench Trials taken to Verdict and Appellate Practice. She has Experience Independently Managing all Phases and Aspects of Civil Litigation. She has also Worked as an Integral Member of Teams Managing High Exposure Multi-Jurisdictional Civil Litigation Trials in Federal and State Courts Nationwide. Her Substantive Experience encompasses Automobile Torts, Premises Liability, Products liability including Medical Device and Consumer Products Litigation, Professional Negligence, Medical Malpractice (including numerous Large Exposure Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death cases), Public Liability, Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Claims, Commercial Litigation and Class Actions. Her Primary Areas of Concentration are Scientific and Medical Evidence and Working with Expert Witnesses, particularly Medical Experts.