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Melisa C. ZwillingShareholder

Address

100 Vestavia Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35216

Phone

205-949-2949
205-822-2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Melisa Zwilling is a shareholder with Carr Allison and is a resident in the Birmingham (AL) office.  Considered a national authority on Medicare Secondary Payer issues, specifically in the area of Medicare Compliance, Melisa has refocused her passion for the law in response to the multitude of issues Carr Allison’s clients are facing related to COVID-19.  Her ability to understand complex laws and clearly communicate them to clients and her talent for solving problems are invaluable for clients who are facing novel or difficult legal issues.  Melisa can provide sound analysis of and guidance through coronavirus challenges in many areas affecting clients as their respective business operations return to work.

Melisa has published countless articles and spoken at numerous conferences and seminars across the United States.  For her outstanding legal work, she earned an AV peer-review rating from the national lawyer ranking service Martindale Hubbell and in 2014 and 2015 was selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s Women Leaders in the Law.  In 2013 she was named a Top-Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law.  She has also been recognized by Alabama Super Lawyers as one of Birmingham’s Top-Rated Lawyers and ranked one of the Top 100 Women Lawyers in Birmingham.  In addition, Melisa was invited to Time magazine’s list of the Most Influential Women in America and Fortune’s List of Premier Lawyers.

Having graduated from Athens State University, magna cum laude, Melisa earned degrees in both Business Administration and Management of Technology.  She received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Alabama where she served as Editor in Chief of the Law and Psychology Review and Senior Editor of The Journal of the Legal Profession.

Raised in the country, Melisa continues to spend much of her free time outdoors with her daughter and son.  She can frequently be found playing golf, riding horses or fishing.

After having a stroke at the age of 35, Melisa has spent the past several years as a volunteer and advocate for the American Heart and Stroke Associations.  She tries to live every day to the fullest and looks for opportunities to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

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Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

United States Supreme Court

State of Alabama

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

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

Education

BS, Athens State University, magna cum laude

JD, University of Alabama, cum laude

Affiliations

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Alabama State Bar Association

American Bar Association

USLAW Network

National Association of Medicare Set-aside Professionals (NAMSAP)

News Updates About Melisa C. Zwilling

Zwilling to Present Medicare Compliance Webinar

Shareholder Melisa C. Zwilling of Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office will present a free webinar on Thursday August 27th from 1-2 pm (CDT). During the webinar on the Medicare Secondary Payer Act, Melisa will discuss current trends, case law and other important topics. In addition, one hour of adjuster continuing […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys on B-Metro List

Carr Allison is excited to announce that eight Birmingham (AL) attorneys have been named to B-Metro’s “Top Attorneys 2020” list.   Congratulations to:   Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth J. Kanter Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II Thomas L. Oliver, II Lea Richmond, IV Brett A. Ross Melisa C. Zwilling […]

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Congratulations to our 2017 bMetro Top Flight Lawyers

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as “Top Flight Lawyers” by Birmingham’s bMetro magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick, II Tom L. Oliver, II Lea Richmond, IV Brett A. Ross Melisa C. Zwilling

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Davis, Kanter and Zwilling named 2016 “Top Women Attorneys” by B-Metro Magazine

Carr Allison would like to congratulate shareholders Kathy R. Davis, Elizabeth Kanter and Melisa Zwilling who have been named to B-Metro Magazine’s 2016 list of “Top Women Attorneys”.  The list, compiled by Avvo, showcases the top women attorneys in the Birmingham area.

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Congrats to our B-Metro Magazine 2016 Top Lawyers!

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as 2016 Top Lawyers by B-Metro Magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Bo Kirkpatrick Thomas L. Oliver Lea Richmond Brett Ross Melisa Zwilling To see the full list, please click here.

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Davis, Kanter and Zwilling named “Top Women Attorneys” by B-Metro Magazine

Carr Allison would like to congratulate shareholders Kathy R. Davis, Elizabeth Kanter and Melisa Zwilling who have been named to B-Metro Magazine’s 2015 list of “Top Women Attorneys”.  The list, compiled by Avvo, showcases the top women attorneys in the Birmingham area.

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