Practice Areas

Casino & Hospitality Litigation

Protecting and Preserving the Gaming and Hotel Industry in Mississippi

Copeland Cook’s Casino Litigation team helps to protect and preserve these vital economic industries in our state through our proactive, responsive, and effective representation of gaming and hotel properties in Mississippi.

Our Casino & Hospitality Litigation team is a statewide leader in the representation of gaming, resort, hospitality, retail, and other commercial properties. Our attorneys’ experience dates back to the inception of legalized gaming in Mississippi. Our team can handle any legal issue that may present itself in a gaming, resort, hospitality, retail, or other commercial setting.

We routinely and successfully defend claims and lawsuits involving:

  • Premises liability
  • Alcohol liability
  • Security liability
  • Adulterated food
  • Discrimination and ADA claims
  • Contractual issues
  • General corporate representation

Proactive Training

Our team proactively provides its clients with seminars and workshops that address emerging issues and potential problem areas within the industry, to prevent accidents and injury claims. We advise on best practices for accident and injury documentation, preservation of evidence, and various other issues that arise routinely at commercial properties.

Responsive Services

Our team of attorneys is available to quickly respond to any accident or injury, ensuring the client is prepared and in the best possible position to avoid, and if necessary, defend litigation.

Effective Representation

If a claim does evolve into a lawsuit, our team effectively defends clients, with an impressive record of successful dispositive motions, directed jury verdicts and various other favorable outcomes.

Attorneys working in this practice area:

David Stewart


Jason Sumrall