M. Payne Whatley

*Currently waiting for Texas State Bar license
pwhatley@branscomblaw.com
361.886.3852

M. Payne Whatley joined the firm’s Oil, Gas, & Energy Group after sitting for the Texas Bar Exam in July 2022.

Education

J.D., St. Mary’s University, 2022
B.S., Texas A&M University, 2019

Experience

While in school, Payne was an active member of the St. Mary’s Law Journal, where he honed his legal research and writing skills.

Personal

Payne was born and raised on his family’s farm in Odem, Texas. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, playing golf, Astros baseball, and Aggie sports.