Terry O. Brantley is licensed to practice in Georgia and South Carolina, and his civil litigation practice focuses on defending clients facing a broad range of disputes. He serves as a valued business partner and litigation counsel for corporate entities, individuals and insurers. His clients include international auto manufacturers, Fortune 500 retailers, national insurance providers, preeminent consumer and commercial product manufacturers, national restaurant and hospitality companies, and trucking and logistics services companies. 

Terry’s clients entrust him with their high-exposure cases, and he has served as lead trial counsel in some of Georgia’s most significant matters. Leveraging his diverse trial background, along with experience from his colleagues across the firm, he provides effective counsel and ensures businesses succeed when legal challenges arise.

Terry previously served as the firm’s managing partner, having led its operations in Georgia and Alabama. He is also a member of several industry organizations including the PLAC (formerly the Product Liability Advisory Council), Network of Trial Law Firms, Defense Research Institute (DRI), Lawyers Club of Atlanta and Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA). 


  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, 2020-Present
  • Premier 100 Designation, American Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2015
  • Premises Liability Attorney of the Year in Georgia, Global Law Experts, 2015
  • Premises Liability Attorney of the Year in Georgia, Corporate Intl Magazine, 2014-2015
  • MS Leadership Class of 2010
  • Brantley - Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • CorporateINTL Global Awards 2014


  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
  • MS Leadership Class of 2010
  • PLAC
  • The Network of Trial Law Firms
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of South Carolina


Terry is an ultra-marathoner, competing in trail races from 31 to 100 miles. He is also a longstanding volunteer with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and is a member of the organization’s MS Leadership Class of 2010. 


Bar Admittances

  • Georgia
  • South Carolina


Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University

Jacksonville University

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