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Brandon Lee Peak

Brandon Lee Peak

  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Employment Law...
  • Georgia
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Summary

Brandon L. Peak is a partner at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP and handles cases across a wide array of practice areas. Since joining BWP, Brandon has secured over $600 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients. Brandon has successfully handled wrongful death, product liability, personal injury, whistleblower, professional negligence, trucking and class action cases in state and federal courts throughout the nation. Brandon was an integral member of a team that recently resolved a group of consumer class action cases versus credit insurance companies for cash settlements exceeding $225 million. He is also actively litigating False Claims Act cases on behalf of the Government against some of the nation’s largest financial institutions. Brandon is honored to again be named a Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor reserved for only 2.5% of Georgia lawyers. Brandon received the “AV Preminent — 5.0 out of 5.0” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading national legal rating agency.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Clerk
Clerked for the Honorable Robert L. Vining, Jr., a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
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Education
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
J.D. (2004) | Law Degree
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Brandon attended the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University on a full scholarship, graduating magna cum laude and first in his class. While at Mercer, Brandon was elected by his peers as Chief Justice of the Honor Council and Articles Editor of the Mercer Law Review. He received the Walker P. Johnson, Jr. award for ethics and professionalism, as well as numerous other scholastic honors, including the Faculty Awards for Most Outstanding Senior and Outstanding Legal Writing. Brandon was also active in the Moot Court Program and was a member of Mercer’s Intrastate Moot Court team.
Honors: Recipient, George Waldo Woodruff Award of Excellence Given Annually to the First Honor Graduate Walker P. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Award Recognizing Excellence in Ethics and Professionalism Faculty Award for Most Outstanding Senior Faculty Award for Outstanding Legal Writing Dean R. Lawrence Dessem Merit Scholarship
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The Citadel
B.S. (2001) | Business Administration
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After graduating from the public schools in his community, Brandon went on to The Citadel in Charleston, SC, where he graduated summa cum laude and first in the School of Business while serving as a Battalion Commander and member of the Honor Court.
Honors: Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia J.D. magna cum laude Honors: Intrastate Moot Court Team Honors: Finalist, Hugh Lawson III Memorial First Year Moot Court Competition Honors: Chief Justice, Mercer Law School Honor Council Law Review: Mercer Law Review, Articles Editor The Citadel B.S. summa cum laude Honors: Battalion Commander Honors: Honor Court, Member
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Awards
40 under 40 Legal Rising Stars to Watch
Fulton County Daily Report
Each year 40 Georgia attorneys under the age of 40 are nominated by Georgia’s legal community and handpicked by the Fulton County Daily Report’s editorial staff for their work in the past and their potential for continued success.
Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star
Martindale-Hubbell
an honor reserved for only 2.5% of Georgia lawyers. Brandon received the “AV Preminent — 5.0 out of 5.0” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading national legal rating agency.
Professional Associations
Brainerd Currie Honor Society
Member
Current
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State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division
Executive Committee Member
Current
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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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The American Association for Justice
State Delegate
Current
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Columbus Bar Association
Past Vice-President
Current
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Columbus Bar Association
Past President
Current
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Columbus Trial Lawyers Association
Past President
Current
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Mercer University School of Law Board of Visitors
Member
- Current
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Georgia State Bar
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
• Georgia Trial Practice Manual: Chapter One, Frequently Used Statutes
• Mercer Law Review, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, Trial Practice and Procedure,
Mercer Law Review
• EEOC v. Waffle House, Inc.: Employers Beware the EEOC, “Master of its Own Case”,
54 Mercer L. Rev. 1235, 2003
Speaking Engagements
Spotting Automotive Product Liability Cases, ICLE
Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Auto Torts, GLTA Seminar
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Taking Depositions, GLTA Seminar
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Keeping Them Honest--Discovery & Sanctions, GLTA Seminar
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Atlanta Car Accident Attorney
Website
Atlanta Truck Accident Attorney
Blog
Savannah Car Accident Lawyer
Contact & Map
Columbus Office
105 13th Street
Columbus, GA 31901
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 242-2962
Telephone: (706) 322-1990
Atlanta Office
2719 Buford Highway NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
USA
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Telephone: (404) 321-1700
Fax: (404) 321-1713
Savannah Office
24 Drayton Street, Suite 1000
Savannah, GA 31401
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 242-2962
Telephone: (912) 443-4036
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