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Terry O. Brantley

Managing Partner


Practice Areas

Automobile LitigationBad Faith LitigationCatastrophic Injury & Wrongful DeathEnvironmental LawPremises LiabilityProducts LiabilityProfessional LiabilityReal Estate LitigationTrucking Litigation

Education

  • Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University
  • Jacksonville University

Biography

Terry O. Brantley currently represents clients in Georgia and South Carolina in a wide variety of tort actions involving both personal injury and property damage. Although Mr. Brantley has handled a broad variety of litigation, his practice primarily focuses on premises liability, products liability, intentional torts, environmental litigation and automobile litigation.

Mr. Brantley has served as lead counsel for large corporate clients, individuals and insurers handling their litigation needs throughout the States of Georgia and South Carolina. This representation has involved advising clients pre-suit as well as defending the matters through jury trial and appeal.

Mr. Brantley graduated from Jacksonville University, cum laude, with a B.S. degree in Mathematics. He received his J.D. degree from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. While attending Mercer, Mr. Brantley was selected as a member of the Mercer Law Review, Moot Court Board, Order of Barristers and Mercer's National Moot Court team.

Following graduation from the Walter F. George School of Law in 1997, Mr. Brantley began his legal career by representing Plaintiffs in lawsuits similar to those he currently defends. In 1999, Mr. Brantley joined Swift, Currie, McGhee and Hiers' litigation team and began his defense practice.

Mr. Brantley is currently a member of the Litigation and Moot Court National Competition Sections of the State Bar of Georgia. He is admitted to practice in all State trial courts and appellate courts in Georgia and South Carolina. He is also admitted to practice in the Federal courts, including the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the 11th Circuit and the District of South Carolina. He is an active member in the Defense Research Institute, serving on the Trial Tactics Committee, Atlanta Bar Association, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Brantley was named a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star by Atlanta Magazine in 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Most recently he was named as one of the "State's Outstanding Young Lawyers" in 2011.


Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of South Carolina

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • South Carolina

Awards & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • Premier 100 Designation from the American Academy of Trial Attorneys (2015)
  • 2015 USA – Premises Liability Attorney of the Year (ACQ Global Awards Category Winner)
  • Awarded 2015 Premises Liability Attorney of the Year in Georgia by Global Law Experts
  • Awarded 2014 and 2015 Premises Liability Attorney of the Year in Georgia by Corporate Intl Magazine
  • MS Leadership Class of 2010

Interests/Additional Information

Mr. Brantley enjoys running, playing golf and tennis, and spending time with his wife and triplet girls.


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