Hugh B. HarrisShareholder


100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216


205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

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.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


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


BS, University of Alabama, cum laude

JD, University of Alabama School of Law


Birmingham Bar Association; Young Lawyers Society

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

News Updates About Hugh B. Harris

Carr Allison Announces New Shareholders and Counsel

Carr Allison congratulates the following attorneys who have been named Shareholder: Hugh B. Harris – (Birmingham, AL) Todd C. Hunter, Jr. – (Tallahassee, FL) Cindy Post Massion – (Tallahassee, FL) Heath L. Vickers – (Jacksonville, FL) Carr Allison is pleased to announce the following attorneys who have been named Counsel: From […]

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Watson and Harris Obtain Summary Judgment

Jordan Watson and Hugh Harris obtained summary judgment in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama on behalf of a client sued for legal malpractice.  The lawsuit involved claims of legal malpractice made by eight plaintiffs arising out of an employment discrimination matter.  Jordan and Hugh argued that the malpractice […]

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Win for the Defense!

Hugh Harris recently secured a win in the District Court of Montgomery County, Alabama, on behalf of a hotel client sued in a slip and fall action.  Hugh filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that the Plaintiff’s claims were time-barred under the applicable statute of limitations found in Alabama […]

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