Hunter Horne


Hunter Horne’s practice primarily involves workers’ compensation defense, as well as general insurance defense and appellate work.

A native of Meridian, Mississippi, Hunter received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and his J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law, graduating magna cum laude.  While in law school, Hunter served as a legal extern for the Honorable Chief Justice William Waller, Jr. of the Mississippi Supreme Court.  He also served as a legal extern for the Mississippi Legislature Joint Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review.  Prior to law school, Hunter worked as a Policy Assistant for the Mississippi House of Representatives.

Most recently, Hunter has been designated a Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” in 2021 and 2022.  Additionally, he is a Board Member on the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Association Steering Committee, as well as serving on the Workers’ Compensation Section’s Kids’ Chance Mediation Board.

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation and Insurance Defense
  • Workers’ Compensation Defense
Litigation Percentage
  • 100% of practice devoted to litigation.
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2017
  • Mississippi College School of Law
    • Jackson, Mississippi, J.D. 2017
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • American Inns of Court
    • American Jurisprudence Award: Legal Ethics
  • University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, B.A. with honors
    • Major: Political Science
    • Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch”- 2021-2023
  • 2022 ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Workers’ Compensation and Employer’s Liability Law “Rising Star”
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Selected as one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” Business Leaders for 2023
  • Steering Committee for MWCEA- Member 2022- 2023
  • Kids’ Chance Mediation Board- Board Member 2023
Associations and Memberships
  • The Mississippi Bar
    • Workers’ Compensation Section
      • Statewide mediator
      • Kids’ Chance Mediation Board Member.
  • Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Educational Association
    • Steering Committee Board Member
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Young Business Leaders of Jackson
Birth Information
  • Meridian, Mississippi
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