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Glenn E. IrelandShareholder

Address

100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone

205-949-2948
205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Glenn E.  (Charlie) Ireland is a founding shareholder with Carr Allison and is resident in the firm’s Birmingham, AL office.  His primary focus is on complex litigation, including class action and products liability litigation. Charlie has successfully represented several national manufacturers, distributors and retailers in class action and multi-district litigation matters.

In products liability matters, Charlie has successfully defended numerous international and national manufacturers and distributors of a multitude of products ranging from pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, firearms and industrial equipment.  In retail and hospitality, he represents numerous national retailers, restaurants and hotels in a wide array of litigation ranging from personal injury claims to false arrest cases.

Charlie, an AV-rated attorney with the national lawyer ranking service of Martindale-Hubbell, has tried wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases in state and federal courts throughout the state of Alabama.  He is a regular speaker on issues involving the defense of complex litigation matters to attorneys, insurers, risk managers and self-insureds.

Charlie earned his Bachelor of Science from Presbyterian College (SC) and his Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL), where he served as an associate editor on the Cumberland Law Review.  He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2016 in the area of insurance law and the Mid-South Super Lawyers® list for the past ten years.

Charlie is actively involved in his community and enjoys spending time with his family.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Alabama

North Carolina

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

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education

BS, Presbyterian College (SC)

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

Affiliations

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Birmingham Bar Association

Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2009-2020

The Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2021

 

News Updates About Glenn E. Ireland

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 […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Defeat Class Action Claims

Shareholders Glenn E. “Charlie” Ireland and Angel A. Darmer have defeated class claims in a nationwide class action lawsuit pending in the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Alabama against their client, a full service asset recovery company.  The plaintiff filed the lawsuit as the representative of a purported nationwide class […]

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Carr Allison’s Birmingham Attorneys Earn Summary Judgment

Shareholders Glenn E. “Charlie” Ireland and W. Walker Moss, and Associate Anna Saunders, recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of a national retail and hospitality client in a premises liability lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.  The lawsuit was initiated when the plaintiff […]

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 27 Carr Allison Attorneys

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 27 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 for excellence in their respective practice areas.   In Alabama: · Birmingham office: o Brett Adair (Employment Law) o Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law) o C. Steven Ball (Commercial Litigation) o Charles F. Carr (Personal […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Mid-South Super Lawyers has recognized 16 Carr Allison attorneys for 2018.  Attorneys in the Birmingham, AL office are: Brett Adair (Employment & Labor) Russell Q. Allison (Transportation/Maritime) Charles F. Carr (Personal Injury General: Defense) Joseph H. Driver (Employment & Labor) Glenn E. Ireland (Class Action) Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II (Workers’ Compensation) Thomas L. Oliver, II (Transportation/Maritime) […]

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24 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Best

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 24 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 for excellence in their respective practice areas.   In Alabama: · Birmingham office: o Brett Adair (Employment Law) o Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law) o C. Steven Ball (Commercial […]

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17 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers

Carr Allison congratulates 17 attorneys who have earned recognition from Mid-South Super Lawyers.  Ten attorneys have been selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2017:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Joseph H. Driver, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, […]

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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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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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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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Retail and Hospitality Team Obtains Defense Verdict

Shareholder Glenn E. Ireland and Associate Angel A. Darmer recently obtained a defense verdict for a regional fast food chain in a jury trial held in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged claims of Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, and the Tort of Outrage against the […]

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Retail and Hospitality Team Prevails

Shareholders Glenn E. Ireland, Joe Driver and Virginia Gambacurta recently obtained a ruling from the Alabama Supreme Court granting their Petition for Writ of Mandamus and directing the circuit court to dismiss Plaintiff’s Complaint, thereby disposing of all claims against their client, a national pharmacy chain. On August 26, 2015, […]

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