Briana O’Neil was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2018. Briana focuses her practice primarily in the areas of products liability litigation, medical malpractice, general commercial litigation, insurance defense, and white collar criminal defense. She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Mississippi. During law school, Briana served as Notes and Comments Editor for the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law, and she was a member of the Wake Forest BLSA Mock Trial Team.

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2024, Criminal Defense: General Practice; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
  • Most Outstanding Advocate Award, North Carolina Advocates for Justice (2018)
  • Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (2017-18, Notes and Comments Editor)
  • BLSA Mock Trial Team, Third Place, Southern Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition (2017)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards - Constitutional Law II and Innocence and Justice Clinic II
  • Ole Miss Student Hall of Fame (2015)

Community & Professional

  • American Bar Association - Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) (2023-2024, Young Lawyer Vice-Chair (Automotive Litigation Committee); Young Lawyer Liaison to TIPS Council)
  • Toyota Counsel in Motion Participant (2022-2023)
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar, Board of Directors (2022-2024); Chair of the High School Mock Trial Competition (2022-2024)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Junior League of Jackson

Articles & Publications


Juris Doctor: Wake Forest University School of Law, 2018

Bachelor’s Degree: Public Policy Leadership, University of Mississippi, magna cum laude, 2015