Government

Local, state, or federal, our Government practice group stands ready to assist no matter the issue.  Led by the 62nd Governor of Mississippi, Ronnie Musgrove, Musgrove/Smith offers comprehensive legal and counseling services to clients, whether they be a government entity or an individual facing a problem involving an area of governmental law.  Having served as a school board attorney, state senator, lieutenant governor, governor, and on numerous national boards, Gov. Musgrove and his team have the ability to advise clients concerning areas of governmental, regulatory, and administrative law based on real-life experience gained in the trenches dealing with those issues.

With our clients, one size never fits all.  At Musgrove/Smith, we tailor our approach and representation to each client’s needs, ensuring the best legal representation but without burdening the client with unneeded costs and fees.  Currently, we work with clients on a broad range of governmental law topics, including:

  • Banking regulations
  • Easements
  • Education, including Special Education and School Finance
  • Environmental
  • False Claims Act Investigations and Litigation
  • Gaming
  • Government Contracts
  • Governments Relations
  • Health Care, including a focus on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Insurance
  • Public Utilities
  • Telecommunications

Representative Engagements

Successful plaintiff representation of Fortune 150 company in dispute concerning $13,000,000 state contract.

Representation of 21 Mississippi school districts in lawsuit against State due to underfunding of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.

Successful representation, as special assistant attorneys general, of the State of Mississippi in a case against 86 pharmaceutical manufacturers alleging violations of the State Medicaid Fraud Control Act, the Consumer Protection Act, and common law fraud.

Contact us now and let us get to work for you!