Partner, Payton D. Bramlett
Partner, Payton D. Bramlett

Payton D. Bramlett


Areas Of Practice

Payton D. Bramlett is an experienced, outcome-oriented attorney in the Savannah office of Boyd & Jenerette, P.A.  Throughout his career, Mr. Bramlett has obtained favorable results for clients in both bench and jury trials in some of the most plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions in Georgia.

Mr. Bramlett handles all phases of litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and when possible, resolves cases pre-trial in a cost-effective manner through negotiation, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.  Mr. Bramlett also assists insurers in navigating time-limited, pre-answer demands and frequently serves as bad faith / excess oversight counsel in complex, high-value claims where extracontractual exposure is likely for insurers.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Bramlett clerked for Judge Amanda H. Mercier.


  • Georgia, 2013
  • United States District Court
    • Northern District of Georgia, 2014
    • Middle District of Georgia, 2015
    • Southern District of Georgia, 2015
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2014

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed in Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars in Civil Litigation, 2022-2023
  • Best Advocate Award, elected by his peers as Best Advocate for both moot cases tried in Federal Trial Practice Class at the University of Mississippi School of Law


  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, 2014-present
  • Defense Research Institute, 2014-present

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  • J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 2012
  • B.B.A., University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2009
    • Major: Risk Management and Insurance

Representative Experience

  • Obtained summary judgment on all claims on written motion and brief without oral argument for individual defendant driver in a bodily injury case stemming from a two-car collision where defendant allegedly side-swiped the plaintiff’s vehicle where plaintiff was represented by counsel
  • Successfully enforced tentative settlement agreement (where Plaintiff made a demand for amount less than full combined policy limits then attempted to renege) that ultimately resulted in elimination of additional liability exposure of $1,000,000 for client
  • Procured summary judgment for defendant in rear-end collision case for bodily injuries where liability was clear and adverse to that defendant against a plaintiff who was represented by counsel
  • Won summary judgment on written motion and brief without oral argument in federal court for third-party witness verification company defendant in complex elevator malfunction case for bodily injuries stemming from an alleged elevator malfunction at a hospital
  • Favorable jury verdict where jury apportioned 40% of fault to leading vehicle in rear-end collision case where verdict was substantially less than plaintiff’s final pre-suit demand
  • Secured summary judgment on all claims for insurer in federal court case stemming from out-of-state rollover collision, where significant multi-jurisdictional analysis was required, where court ruled on written motion and brief without the need for oral argument where plaintiffs were represented by counsel


  • “Georgia Federal Court Holds Declaration of Non-Coverage Order Does Not Retroactively Eliminate Insurer’s Pre-Declaration Duty to Defend” Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. Newsletter, December 15, 2022
  • “Georgia Overhauls Its Time-Limited Demand Statute for Injury and Death Claims Arising Out of Motor Vehicle Accidents” Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. Newsletter, July 28, 2021
  • “Georgia Supreme Court Agrees with Three Dog Night When It Comes to Apportionment: One Is the Loneliest Number” Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. Newsletter, August 20, 2021
  • “Voicemails Seeking Clarification Deemed Rejection and Counteroffer of Time-Limited Demand in Georgia” Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. Newsletter, September 3, 2021
  • “Georgia Legislature Takes Action on Non-Party Apportionment of Fault” Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. Newsletter, February 4, 2022

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.