Russell Q. Allison
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 949.2954 phone
(205) 822.2057 fax
B.A., University of Alabama
J.D., Cumberland School of Law
PRACTICE AREAS:Commercial Litigation
Labor and Employment
Retail and Hospitality
Extra Contractual, Fraud, and Punitive Damages Liability
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
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