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



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Carr Allison shareholder Alison H. Sausaman of the Jacksonville (FL) office won a motion to dismiss filed on behalf of a large transportation employer. After three rounds of moving to dismiss the complaint, the federal court dismissed all six counts with prejudice. Great Results!

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