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



Oliver and Smith Successful at Trial

Tom Oliver and Glenn Smith successfully tried a serious injury case in Mobile, Alabama for one of our great motor carrier clients. The case was tried against the top plaintiff firm in South Alabama. Great results!

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Community Involvement Spotlight: Sherman Coordinates Special Olympics Florida Event

Earlier this month, Carr Allison attorney Austin Sherman coordinated the annual “Pin Pals: Strikes for Special Olympics” through the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers, raising thousands for Special Olympics of Florida. Over 15 law firms participated, and many local businesses donated items for raffle. We’re proud to sponsor this event […]

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Summer 2024 Law Clerks

Meet our 2024 law clerks. This summer 25 law students from seven law schools will work side by side with our staff and attorneys to learn more about the practice of law and life at Carr Allison. We’re excited to have these accomplished, intelligent and hard working individuals in our […]

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