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36 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America®

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 36 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 for excellence in their respective practice areas.


ALABAMA – Birmingham – Best Lawyers in America ®

  • R. Brett Adair – employment law management
  • Russell Q. Allison – insurance, insurance litigation
  • C. Steven Ball – commercial litigation
  • Charles F. Carr – personal injury litigation defendants, workers’ comp employers
  • Thomas S. Creel – construction
  • Christopher E. Dorough – workers’ comp employers
  • Joseph H. Driver – appellate, workers’ comp employers
  • Glenn E. “Charlie” Ireland – insurance
  • Elizabeth J. Kanter – labor & employment litigation, personal injury litigation defendants
  • Donald B. “Bo” Kirkpatrick – workers’ comp employers
  • David L. McAlister – insurance, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation defendants, workers’ comp employers
  • W. Walker Moss – personal injury litigation defendants
  • Thomas L. Oliver, II – workers’ comp employers
  • Jeremy N. Trousdale – insurance, workers’ comp employers
  • Thomas S. Thornton, III –  workers’ comp employers


ALABAMA – Birmingham – Best’s Ones to Watch

  • B. Joseph Davis – health care, transportation
  • Chase S. Eley  –  workers’ comp employers
  • Bain Hanning – insurance
  • Ashleigh Hunnicutt – workers’ comp employers
  • Margaret Hammond Manuel – transportation
  • Robert D. Windsor – labor & employment management, transportation


ALABAMA – Florence– Best Lawyers in America ®

  • Ryan G. Brake – workers comp employers


ALABAMA – Mobile– Best Lawyers in America ®

  • D. Gregory Dunagan – workers comp employers
  • Faith Nixon – product liability litigation defendants
  • Tara W. Lockett – workers comp employers
  • Vincent A. “Van” Noletto – construction, construction litigation
  • Caroline T. Pryor – workers comp employers
  • Sarah Cross Ryan – personal injury litigation defendants
  • William H. Sisson – insurance, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation defendants, workers’ comp employers
  • E. Glenn Smith, Jr. – workers comp employers
  • Judson W. Wells, Sr. – labor & employment litigation, workers’ comp employers


FLORIDA – Jacksonville– Best Lawyers in America ®

  • L. Johnson Sarber III – insurance, insurance litigation


FLORIDA – Tallahassee– Best Lawyers in America ®

  • Christopher Barkas – personal injury litigation defendants
  • William B. Graham – commercial litigation, insurance
  • Douglas P. Jones – medical malpractice defendants


MISSISSIPPI – Gulfport– Best Lawyers in America ®

  • Thomas L. Carpenter – construction, insurance, insurance litigation



Thornton To Present Webinar on CMS Compliance & the Recently Filed Qui Tam/False Claims Act Lawsuit

Carr Allison Shareholder Tommy Thornton of our Birmingham (AL) office is scheduled to present a webinar through the USLAW EduNet Webinar program. His presentation will focus on the current and anticipated statutory and regulatory requirements relating to compliance under the Medicare Act. Tommy will also discuss the impact of the […]

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Hallford Obtain Summary Judgement

Shareholder Pam Hallford of Carr Allison’s Dothan (AL) office obtained summary judgment entirely dismissing a case which alleged negligent and wanton maintenance by the defendant.  In her complaint, and throughout discovery, the plaintiff alleged she slipped and fell at a Birmingham Hospital.  Defense counsel argued that the plaintiff had not […]

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Scarpone and Graham Present at FDLA’s Florida Insurance Network Symposium

Carr Allison attorney Kayla Scarpone (Tallahassee, FL) was a presenter at the recent Florida Defense Lawyer Association’s Florida Insurance Network Symposium (FINS), which covered hot topics in the areas of coverage, bad faith and property insurance.  Kayla’s presentation was on Allocation of Indemnity for Covered and Non-Covered Claims in Settlement […]

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