Jason B. Branch graduated from Davidson College, cum laude, and graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia School or Law, where he was a Talmadge Scholar, a member of the Georgia Law Review and The Order of the Coif. Upon graduating from law school, Jason served as a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Jack T. Camp in the Northern District of Georgia.
Jason is currently a member of Philips Branch & Hodges, where he devotes his practice to the representation of plaintiffs in medical malpractice and other serious injury and death cases. Jason is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, where he has served as a regional Vice President and currently serves as an officer and member of the Executive Committee. Jason is also a member of the Columbus Trial Lawyers Association, where he has served as Vice President, and is a member of the Columbus Inn of Court. Jason has been selected as a Georgia Rising Star, recognizing the top lawyers in Georgia under 40, for 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 2011, 2012, and 2013. In 2012, he was also selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 as one of Columbus and the Valley Magazine's top "5 under 40." Jason has been recognized as one of Georgia's most outstanding lawyers having attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as a Super Lawyer for 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Jason is frequently asked to speak on various legal topics at Continuing Legal Education meeting around the state. He also serves as a member of the Civil Justice PAC, Inc. Board of Directors, where he served as Chairman in 2018-2019. He also serves on multiple Boards of local organizations benefiting the Columbus community, including Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Brookstone School. Over his career, he has resolved numerous seven figure verdicts by trial and settlements for the benefit of his clients.