Anthony S. Bruning

Top rated Products Liability attorney in St. Louis, Missouri

The Bruning Law Firm
Anthony S. Bruning
The Bruning Law Firm

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Personal Injury, Class Action & Mass Torts; view more

Licensed in Missouri since: 1980

Education: Saint Louis University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

The Bruning Law Firm

555 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63101 Visit website


A trial lawyer with more than 40 years of experience, Anthony S. Bruning heads The Bruning Law Firm in St. Louis, Missouri. He represents clients in and around the St. Louis area, helping them with legal issues related to personal injury, wrongful death, fires, explosions, class actions and mass torts. The personal injury cases he handles mostly include the following: 

·       Product liability

·       Trucking accidents

·       Car accidents

·       Construction accidents

·       Medical malpractice

·       Wrongful death

·       Dog bites

·       Burn injuries

·       Head and brain injuries

·       Nursing home abuse

·       Premises liability

Having won many cases against large corporations, Mr. Bruning is well-versed in dealing with lawsuits, starting from the investigation phase all the way to trial proceedings. He is an advocate for people who have been injured and are suffering due to the negligent actions of others. He fights to hold the responsible party accountable and tries to ensure that his clients get the justice they deserve. 

Mr. Bruning’s zealous dedication toward the cases he takes on has earned him many awards and recognitions. The National Association of Fire Investigators recognized him with the Man of the Year award for his work on a product liability case that resulted in seven million defective products being recalled. He is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell and has also earned a “Good” rating on Avvo.

Rooted in St. Louis, Mr. Bruning went to the University of Missouri and earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science in 1977. He then studied law at the Saint Louis University, earning his Juris Doctor degree in 1980, and was admitted to practice in Missouri the same year. Two years later, he was also licensed to practice in Illinois. He has achieved more than a 100 jury verdicts, with nine of them amounting to more than $1 million each. He is also the author of a book titled “Jury Trial Focus Groups – A Guide For Trial Lawyers.”

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Class Actions, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Toxic Torts

  • 60% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1980, Missouri

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Educational Background:
  • University of Missouri
  • “Man of the Year” by the National Association of Fire Investigators, Klein v. General Electric

Office location for Anthony S. Bruning

555 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: 314-735-8100


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

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Top 50: St. Louis Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018

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