Bryan Forsyth

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Bryan Forsyth



Bryan Forsyth is a Partner in our office in Columbus, Georgia, and he focuses his practice on general liability, insurance coverage, transportation, premises liability, governmental liability, and appellate work. He represents both corporations and individual insureds against personal injury claims, bad faith claims, and insurance coverage disputes.

A seasoned litigator before joining Hall Booth Smith in 2018, Bryan spent the first seven years of his legal career handling a variety of litigation work. Bryan began his career as an Associate with Lewis, Taylor & Todd, P.C. and focused his practice on representing the Harris County and Troup County Boards of Education as well as local governments including the City of LaGrange and Harris County Board of Commissioners.

Bryan earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Philosophy from Emory University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.


Bryan is an experienced litigator who represents corporations and individual insureds on a variety of liability matters ranging from personal injury claims to premises liability claims, transportation claims, bad faith claims, and disputes over insurance coverage. He also represents local governments and boards of education.



State Courts:

  • Georgia
    • Court of Appeals, Supreme Court

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


  • J.D., University of Georgia
  • B.A.summa cum laude, Philosophy, Emory University


  • American Bar Association



In the Press

34 Hall Booth Smith Lawyers Named to 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America

Hall Booth Smith is pleased to announce that 34 lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America. The award recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. “The unparalleled methodology of Best
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Uninsured Motorist Select/Reject May Not Require Picking a Specific Lesser Amount

Written by: Bryan Forsyth, Esq. In Jones v. Georgia Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co.1, the Georgia Court of Appeals recently affirmed partial summary judgment in favor of Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (GFB) as to the amount of Uninsured Motorist (UM) coverage provided by its insurance policy issued to Ernie Jones, who died in
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Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Recognized as 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Thirty-one lawyers from Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) have been honored as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This recognition is given to attorneys, in a variety of practice groups, who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. This honor is based on Best Lawyers®’  highly selective
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HBS Names 11 New Partners

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – January 5, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. has named 11 attorneys to Partner as the firm recognizes the dedication, hard work and leadership of the senior attorneys. The attorneys who join the firm’s partnership as of January 1 are: David W. Badie, a Partner based in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, who
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