Our Work

Our Cases

We've argued and won before state supreme courts, trial courts, and federal appeals courts, arguing or filing legal briefs in 40 states, and helping win important victories in the United States Supreme Court. Brady Legal and the Brady Legal Alliance — hundreds of lawyers and firms that contribute their passion and time pro bono — work to reform the corporate gun lobby and secure justice for the victims and survivors of gun violence. Uncover how Brady Legal supports victims and survivors of gun violence, holds the gun industry accountable, and defends our nation’s gun laws with the “Red, Blue, and Brady” podcast playlist.

Brady Legal's Landmark Cases

For more than 30 years, Brady Legal has been the nation’s only law group fighting on behalf of victims and communities to prevent gun deaths and injuries. Time and again, our team has won landmark cases across the country, establishing life-changing precedent that changes society for the better.

Reforming the Gun Industry

Brady Legal takes on the gun industry in court, holding it accountable, preventing gun trafficking and illegal sales, and saving lives. We represent victims of gun violence against gun companies who negligently supply or make guns, working to reform the gun industry through impactful litigation. Brady Legal has brought or assisted in more than 250 lawsuits in over 40 states. Through our litigation efforts against the corporate gun lobby, we have won over $30 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for victims and their families.

Or browse the cases from one of our more specific focuses under Reforming the Gun Industry below.

Negligent Gun Sales

We hold irresponsible gun dealers accountable for negligently supplying crime guns.

Making Guns Safer

We hold gun manufacturers accountable for selling faulty and dangerous products that lack life-saving safety features.

Assault Weapons and Magazines

We hold gun companies accountable for selling weapons of war and enabling crimes, including mass shootings.

Online Gun Sales

We hold the online gun market accountable for irresponsible business practices that bypass background checks and life saving safety measures.

Defending Gun Laws

Brady defends challenges against common sense gun laws. From filing amicus briefs to directly representing communities, Brady fights to ensure that sensible gun laws stay in place to protect the American people.

Assault Weapons and Magazines

We defend laws that promote limits on the accessibility of dangerous military-style assault weapons.

Prohibited People

We fight to make sure that prohibited purchases - including domestic violence abusers and people convicted of felonies - cannot get a hold of a firearm.

Registration and Other Laws

Challenging Dangerous Laws

Brady stands against laws that endanger communities and protect the interests of the gun lobby over human lives. In courts across the country, Brady fights to protect the right not to be shot.

Exposing Government Action

Government agencies play a crucial role in enforcing current gun laws and ensuring the safety of the American public. When the government does not fulfill those responsibilities, Brady fights to hold the government accountable and let Americans know what their government is or isn’t doing to protect them from gun violence. Through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and related impact litigation, Brady exposes government actions and inactions that endanger Americans lives.