Griffith Joins Jacks Luciano - now "Jacks Griffith Luciano"
Gerald Jacks, Arnold Luciano and Jamie Jacks are pleased to announce that Daniel "Danny" Griffith has joined the law firm as partner. The firm will be known as "Jacks Griffith Luciano". Danny brings a wealth of experience in all facets of the law, but has particular expertise in the defense of public entities including municipalities, police departments and officers, supervisors and public school officials and employees.
Danny is a native of Cleveland. He graduated Cleveland High School, Delta State University and Ole Miss Law School. Danny has practiced law in Cleveland for over 25 years and is a peer review rated attorney with the highest available rating. He has served as President of the Bolivar County Bar, Chair of the Government Law section of the Mississippi Bar and belongs to numerous professional organizations. Danny’s governmental entity based practice has included service as school board attorney, public lands attorney and city attorney. Danny serves as defense panel counsel with multiple public entity defense carriers. His litigation practice focuses on state and federal civil litigation. Danny has appeared as lead counsel in over 150 federal civil cases in the Northern District of Mississippi, primarily defending police officers, school teachers and their public employers. Danny has had the honor of arguing as lead counsel before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleanson multiple occasions. A combination of this experience and coming from a family of attorneys with similar areas of practice has allowed Danny the opportunity to address bar and insurance groups on continuing education topics in the areas of civil rights and public entity defense. His public entity practice also includes risk management lectures to the public employees ranging from civil service workers to newly elected County Supervisors.