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Richard S. Bruno

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Phone: 404-256-7402
Fax: 404-250-9355
Email: rbruno@mfllaw.com

Richard S. Bruno
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Richard Bruno joined MF&L as an Associate in 2013 and became a Partner in 2021. His practice primarily focuses on the defense of insureds in the premises, construction, and trucking arenas. He has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial disputes. He has tried copyright and signal piracy cases in federal courts. He also has experience in a broad array of areas including: real estate litigation, insurance coverage, and automobile regulations. He has appeared and represented clients in courtrooms, mediations, and arbitrations throughout the State.

Mr. Bruno was born and raised in Roswell, Georgia. He received a B.A. in Economics and History from Washington & Lee University, cum laude, in 2006. He returned to Washington & Lee University School of Law where he received his J.D. in 2011. During law school, Mr. Bruno served as the Executive Editor of W&L Law’s international and transnational law journal and the 2011 Class President. He also interned in a Virginia Public Defender office and the City of Roanoke Circuit Court as a clerk.

Areas of Practice

Insurance Defense
Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions


Washington & Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
J.D. – 2011
Honors: Student Bar Association, 2011 Class President
Law Journal: German Law Journal, Executive Editor

Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia
B.A., cum laude –Economics & History – 2006

 Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2020 – 2022

Published Works

Co-Authored with Brian Duva, ‘Treating Physicians as Causation Experts: Identification Requirements for Treating Physicians Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure’, GDLA Law Journal, 2013
Auto Liability Case Law Update, GDLA Georgia Defense Lawyer, Summer 2016, Vol. XIII

Professional Associations and Memberships

Atlanta Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Member
Defense Research Institute, Member
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Member

Community Activities

Washington & Lee Atlanta Alumni Board, Member