Rick L. Brunner, Esq.



Rick L. Brunner has been a partner at the law firm of Brunner Quinn for the last 25 years of his 37 years practicing law.  Previously, Mr. Brunner was a principal and attorney at Fry & Waller Co., LPA in Columbus.

Mr. Brunner is experienced in handling complex corporate litigation matters, providing innovative public affairs strategies, and guiding clients through regulatory and governmental compliance challenges. He has appeared or participated in litigation and administrative matters in California, New York, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Michigan, Illinois, Delaware, Utah, Idaho, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and South Carolina. In addition, Mr. Brunner has significant experience in representing businesses, government officials, individuals, and non-profits in the fields of governmental affairs and construction law.

Mr. Brunner also serves as counsel and advisor to numerous small businesses and lectures as a continuing legal education instructor. Mr. Brunner is a member of various boards and committees, including the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Rules and Practices in Ohio’s Courts and is the previous State Chairperson of the Ohio Judicial Family Network.

Mr. Brunner resides in Columbus, Ohio and has been married to former Ohio Secretary of State, Jennifer Brunner, for over 30 years; together they have three adult children and have also raised three foster children.

  • District of Columbia
  • New York State
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • 2nd Cir.
  • 3rd Cir.
  • 4th Cir.
  • 5th Cir.
  • 6th Cir.
  • 7th Cir.
  • 10th Cir.
  • 11th Cir.
  • DC Cir.
  • U.S.D.C. District of Columbia
  • U.S.N.D. Illinois
  • U.S.E.D. Michigan
  • U.S.S.D. New York
  • U.S.E.D. New York
  • U.S.W.D. New York
  • U.S.S.D. Ohio
  • U.S.N.D. Ohio
  • U.S.M.D. Penn.
  • U.S.W.D. Penn.
  • U.S.N.D. Texas
  • U.S.E.D. Texas
  • U.S.W.D. Texas
  • U.S.E.D. Wisconsin
  • U.S.W.D. Wisconsin

University of Mount Union

B.A., Political Science, 1976

The Ohio State University

M.A., Public Administration, 1977

Capital University Law School

J.D., 1980

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