Bryant Carlton joined Martin Tate in September 2022. He practices primarily in the firm’s litigation section where he represents clients in various aspects of civil litigation, including commercial litigation, business torts, breach of contract claims, negligence and premises liability defense, and transportation liability. In addition, Bryant is involved in the firm’s creditor’s rights and bankruptcy practice, where he represents clients in commercial and residential evictions, consumer repossessions, and foreclosure proceedings.
Bryant practices in both Tennessee and Mississippi. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial law clerk to United States District Judge Halil Suleyman Ozerden of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
Bryant graduated summa cum laude from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2021. He served as an Executive Notes and Comments Editor for Volume 90 of the Mississippi Law Journal and as the Internal Competition Chair for the Moot Court Board. He was the recipient of the Robert C. Khayat Award for outstanding service and contribution to the Mississippi Law Journal. He was also the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award for the highest grade in Corporations.
While in law school, Bryant served as a judicial intern for United States Bankruptcy Judge Katharine Malley Samson of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
Prior to law school, Bryant earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi in Managerial Finance.