Thomas L. Oliver, IIShareholder

Address

100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone

205-949-2942
205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Tom Oliver, a founding shareholder at Carr Allison, is a trial attorney specializing in complex matters involving transportation, employment and professional litigation.  He has litigated cases in the state and federal courts of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia.  Tom is designated as regional and statewide counsel for numerous companies and their insurers.  He developed the firm’s accident response GO TEAM and coordinates catastrophic accident investigations for various transportation clients.

Tom was selected by USLAW to serve as its Chairman in 2015-2016 after serving on the Board and Executive Committee, as well as Chairman of its Transportation and Professional Liability Committees.  USLAW is a national organization with international affiliates.  In addition, Tom serves as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.  He is a Trustee of the Alabama Law Foundation and served as its President in 2014-2015.  He has been named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list, Top Lawyer by Corporate Counsel, is included in The Best Lawyers in America© and earned an AV-rating through Martindale-Hubbell.  He was also chosen as a 2017 “Top Flight Lawyer” for bMetro magazine.

Tom has served for more than 12 years on the Board of the Alabama Chapter of the March of Dimes, including a two-year term as Chairman.  He served as President of the Auburn University Bar Association, Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Alabama State Bar and remains active in the Alabama State Bar and American Bar Association.

Tom is an instrument-rated pilot and enjoys flying in his Beechcraft Bonanza.  He enjoys playing golf and is an avid supporter of his Alma Mater: the Auburn Tigers.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Alabama

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

Education

BS, Auburn University (AL)

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

Affiliations

American Bar Association

Alabama Self-Insurers Association

Alabama Law Foundation; Board of Trustees

Trucking Industry Defense Association

Transportation Lawyers Association

Professional Liability Underwriting Society

USLAW Network; Past Chair

Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2008-2016

The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2018

News Updates About Thomas L. Oliver, II

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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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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Oliver Completes Term as USLAW Network Chair

Shareholder Tom Oliver has completed his year-long tenure as Chair of the 6,000+ member USLAW Network.  Reflecting on his service, Tom stated, “I was very honored to have led and served the USLAW Network as its chair for the past year.  To work with firms across the US, Canada, Mexico […]

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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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Thirteen Carr Allison Attorneys listed to Best Lawyers in America for 2017

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys were recently listed to 2017 Best Lawyers in America for their excellence in Appellate Practice, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Worker’s Compensation.  Included in our Birmingham office are:  Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law),  Charles F. Carr (Personal Injury Litigation and […]

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Carr and Oliver Present Award at USLAW Conference

At the 2016 USLAW Spring Client Conference, Carr Allison President Charles Carr and USLAW Chair Tom Oliver, also with Carr Allison, had the privilege to present the inaugural Bill Burns Award to its namesake and industry leader Bill Burns. USLAW created this annual honor to recognize client members who have […]

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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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Oliver named Chair of USLAW Board of Directors

Thomas L. Oliver, II, a founding shareholder at Carr Allison, has been named Chair of the 2015-16 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors. The announcement was made at the NETWORK’s annual membership meeting held in Boston. He succeeds C. Erik Gustafson from LeClairRyan in Virginia. “I am so proud and very […]

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