Elizabeth J. KanterShareholder

Address

100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone

205-949-2908
205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Elizabeth J. Kanter is a shareholder in the Birmingham, Alabama office of Carr Allison where she defends transportation suits and handles all phases of labor and employment matters.  She is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, as well as the Alabama state courts.

Elizabeth has been selected to the Mid-South Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers® from 2012-2016 and was chosen as a 2017 “Top Flight Lawyer” by bMetro magazine.  She was recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the areas of personal injury litigation and labor and employment.  Elizabeth has successfully defended employment cases, numerous premises liability/retail suits and has significant experience handling workers’ compensation claims.  She also defends claims against insurance companies and often serves as coverage counsel, advising and representing insurance companies when coverage issues arise.

Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Auburn University (AL) graduating first in her class, cum laude.  She earned her Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL) where she served as Associate Editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.

Publications

“ Protecting Your Business From Drive-By ADA Lawsuits.” ARHA NOW, Vol. 6 (1), 20-21

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Alabama

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

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education

BA, Auburn University (AL), cum laude

JD, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL)

Affiliations

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2012-2016

The Best Lawyers in America, 2018

News Updates About Elizabeth J. Kanter

Best Lawyers Recognizes 23 Carr Allison Attorneys

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 23 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  2018 for their excellence in practice areas that include:  Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Labor and Employment, and Workers’ Compensation. Included from […]

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Congratulations to our 2017 bMetro Top Flight Lawyers

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as “Top Flight Lawyers” by Birmingham’s bMetro magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick, II Tom L. Oliver, II Lea Richmond, IV Brett A. Ross Melisa C. Zwilling

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Kanter Speaks on LGBT Inclusion

Shareholder Elizabeth Kanter recently spoke on LGBT inclusion in the workplace at the DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Fort, Payne Alabama on January 17, 2017.  Kanter addressed recent groundbreaking opinions from the EEOC and broadening coverage for LGBT citizens under Title VII.  Kanter also provided practical tips for employers to […]

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Thirteen Carr Allison Attorneys Selected to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys were recently selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2016. They are:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, Lea Richmond, IV and Brett […]

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Kanter to Present on FLSA Changes

Elizabeth Kanter, Shareholder in Carr Allison’s Birmingham office, will speak to the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce Thursday, October 13th.  Her presentation will cover the impending FLSA changes and how the new regulations will impact various industries.

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Congrats to our BHMBIZ 2016 Top Lawyers

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as Top Lawyers by BHAMBIZ magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick, II Tom L. Oliver, II Lea Richmond, IV Brett A. Ross  

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Kanter to Speak for Mobile ARHA

Shareholder Elizabeth Kanter is scheduled to speak for the Mobile chapter of the Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Alliance (AHRA) on September 7, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.  Elizabeth will speak to business owners, executives and managers explaining the Department of Labor’s new overtime Final Rule.  She will cover how it may […]

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Davis, Kanter and Zwilling named 2016 “Top Women Attorneys” by B-Metro Magazine

Carr Allison would like to congratulate shareholders Kathy R. Davis, Elizabeth Kanter and Melisa Zwilling who have been named to B-Metro Magazine’s 2016 list of “Top Women Attorneys”.  The list, compiled by Avvo, showcases the top women attorneys in the Birmingham area.

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Congrats to our B-Metro Magazine 2016 Top Lawyers!

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as 2016 Top Lawyers by B-Metro Magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Bo Kirkpatrick Thomas L. Oliver Lea Richmond Brett Ross Melisa Zwilling To see the full list, please click here.

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Davis, Kanter and Zwilling named “Top Women Attorneys” by B-Metro Magazine

Carr Allison would like to congratulate shareholders Kathy R. Davis, Elizabeth Kanter and Melisa Zwilling who have been named to B-Metro Magazine’s 2015 list of “Top Women Attorneys”.  The list, compiled by Avvo, showcases the top women attorneys in the Birmingham area.

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