Hugh Harris is a shareholder in the Birmingham, AL office of Carr Allison. Hugh has successfully defended corporations and individuals primarily in commercial transportation, premises liability and professional negligence actions. A large portion of his practice also involves advising insurance companies in coverage matters and defending or prosecuting first-party actions for bad faith, contract and subrogation on their behalf. Hugh is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Alabama.
Hugh received his Bachelor of Science in Economics, graduating cum laude, from the University of Alabama. While in undergraduate school he received a scholarship to study comparative politics in Stockholm, Sweden. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law where he served as Articles Editor for Volume 37 of the Journal of the Legal Profession. While in law school, Hugh completed an externship with the Honorable Scott Donaldson at the Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County.
Hugh resides in Homewood, AL with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and competing for the local lawyer league softball championship each summer.