Russell Q. Allison is a founding shareholder of Carr Allison and is resident in the firm’s Birmingham, Alabama office. He advises and represents clients in a broad range of businesses, with an emphasis on clients in the insurance industry. Russ also serves as President of Carr Allison.
Russ currently sits on the board of the EC Defense Network which he co-founded in 2016. He is a member of the American and Birmingham Bar Associations. He is also a member of the American Judicature Society, the Defense Research Institute and the Federation of Defense Corporate Counsel having previously served two terms as Vice Chair of the Reinsurance Excess and Surplus Lines Section. Russ received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and earned his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University where he continues to serve on the Advisory Board.
An AV-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, Russ has been included in the Mid-South Super Lawyers list since 2008 and in The Best Lawyers in America© (2012-2018) in the area of insurance law. He was chosen as a 2017 “Top Flight Lawyer” for bMetro magazine.
When he is not working, Russ enjoys going to the lake with his family, cooking and biking.