Russell Q. Allison

Shareholder
100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 949.2954 phone
(205) 822.2057 fax
rallison@carrallison.com

EDUCATION:

B.A., University of Alabama

J.D., Cumberland School of Law

LEGAL ASSISTANT:

Susan Sims
ssims@carrallison.com

 

PARALEGAL:

Kim Harris
kharris@carrallison.com

PRACTICE AREAS:

Class Actions
Commercial Litigation
Complex Litigation
Environmental
Extra Contractual, Fraud, and Punitive Damages Liability
Insurance
Insurance Coverage
Labor and Employment
Products Liability
Property/SIU
Retail and Hospitality
Transportation

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:

Russell Q. Allison is a founding shareholder of Carr Allison and is resident in the firm’s Birmingham, Alabama office.  Mr. Allison advises and represents clients in a broad range of businesses, with an emphasis with clients in the insurance industry.

He is a member of the American and Birmingham Bar Associations, the American Judicature Society, and serves on several committees within DRI. He is also currently serving a second term as a Vice-Chair of  the Reinsurance, Excess and Surplus Lines Section of the Federation of Defense Corporate Counsel.

Mr. Allison received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and earned his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He has served on the Advisory Board at Cumberland for the past three years.

Mr. Allison is an AV Peer Rated lawyer from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by Alabama Super Lawyers® from 2008 to 2012.  He is included in the Best Lawyers in America® list for 2013.

Admitted to Practice:

Alabama State Bar

United States District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama

United States of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Affiliations:

Birmingham Bar Association - Tort and Insurance Practice Section of Insurance Coverage Committee; Fee Arbitration Committee

American Bar Association

American Journal of Trial Advocacy (1982-84)

DRI - Tort and Insurance Practice Section; Insurance Coverage Committee; Employer's Liability Section

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel: Vice Chairman of Reinsurance, Excess and Surplus Lines Section; 2012-2013 Committee-Section Appointments

International Association of Defense Counsel

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Alabama SuperLawyer, 2008-2013

Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2014

Cumberland School of Law Advisory Board

American Judicature Society