Jason Fortenberry regularly represents and advises businesses in a variety of matters ranging from consumer finance litigation and products liability actions to personal and commercial real estate litigation, tax sale disputes, receiverships, foreclosures and other debt collection matters, as well as limited employment concerns.
Jason practices extensively in both state and federal court, as well as various arbitration forums, and has obtained favorable results for a broad range of clients in a variety of litigation and limited transactional matters.
Jason joined Bradley in 2006 and is a partner in the Jackson, Mississippi office. He is active in the community, and currently serves on the Board of the I.S. Sanders Y.M.C.A. in Jackson. He also regularly provides pro bono representation to underprivileged clients through the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project.
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® Commercial Litigation, 2019-2022 Land Use and Zoning Law, 2018-2022 Litigation – Real Estate, 2020-2022 Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, "Rising Star" Business Litigation, 2014 Civil Litigation: Defense, 2015-2016 Riley v. Southern Colonial Homes, Inc. (County Circuit Court, Forrest County, Miss.) Obtained a defense verdict for mobile home dealer against claims in excess of $2,000,000 for construction defects and related claims of injury due to exposure to toxic mold. Romano v. United States of America, et al. (S.D. Miss.) Obtained summary judgment for major oil company on claims of neurological disorders and other personal injuries resulting from chemical and other pollutant exposure. McRunnels v. Calsonic Kansei North America, Inc. (S.D. Miss.) Obtained summary judgment for manufacturer of automotive exhaust systems on claims of sexual harassment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and punitive damages. Smith v. Phillips 66 Company, et al., (Smith County Circuit Court, Jones County Miss.) Obtained summary judgment for oilfield service company on claims of asbestos exposure arising under Mississippi products liability law. Martin v. Phillips 66 Company, et al., Jones County Circuit Court, Jones County Mississippi Obtained summary judgment for oilfield service company on claims of asbestos exposure arising under Mississippi products liability law. Hood Industries, Inc. v. Mills (S.D. Miss.) Successfully represented hardwood veneer supplier and employees against claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and other proprietary business information. Acquisition of Commercial Property Representation of a major retailer in the negotiation and purchase of various shopping center properties, including negotiation and resolution of various complex commercial zoning and setback issues. Bernard v. Petroleum Resource Management, Inc., et al. (38th Judicial District Court, Cameron Parish, Louisiana) Successfully negotiated favorable settlement for client in lawsuit brought by property owners against oil and gas leaseholders and operators for injunction relief and monetary damages in excess of $450,000,000, arising out those defendants alleged violations of Louisiana environmental laws vis-à-vis the disposal of produced water.