Ryan G. BrakeShareholder


212 South Cedar Street
Florence, AL 35630


256-718-2150 (fax)

Professional Profile

Ryan G. Brake is a shareholder in the firm’s Florence, Alabama office.  He practices in the areas of general liability, premises liability and workers’ compensation and has defended numerous premises liability, auto accident and workers’ compensation cases in courts across Alabama.

Ryan received his BS in Business Management, graduating magna cum laude, from the University of North Alabama where he served as president of the Student Government Association.  He earned his JD from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Ryan is a frequent speaker on legal issues to human resource and safety professionals and is a popular speaker for Lorman, Sterling Education Services, University of North Alabama Continuing Education, Auburn University Center for Governmental Services, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization and the Alabama Self-Insurers Association.

Ryan holds an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was included on the Mid-South Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list in 2011 and 2013.  He is a member of the Alabama Bar Association and the Lauderdale County Bar Association, where he previously served as president.  He served on the Board of Directors of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association from 2011 through 2014 and was a member of Class I of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum.  Ryan was recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the areas of insurance and employment law.

When he isn’t working, Ryan loves spending time with his three children.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice


United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama


BS, University of North Alabama, magna cum laude

JD, University of Alabama School of Law


American Bar Association

Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum Class I

Lauderdale County Bar Association

Alabama Self-Insurers Association

Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2011, 2013

The Best Lawyers in America, 2018

News Updates About Ryan G. Brake

Brake, Carr and Baker to Speak at Workers’ Comp Conference

Ryan Brake will serve as moderator for the 22nd Annual North Alabama Workers’ Compensation Conference.  Additional speakers include Carr Allison attorneys Katy Beth Carr and Jennifer Baker.  Carr will speak on Workers’ Compensation, OSHA and the Injured Worker.  Baker, an attorney with Carr Allison’s Medicare Compliance Group, will discuss Medicare […]

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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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Brake to Moderate at Annual Work Comp Seminar

Shareholder Ryan Brake will be moderating the 21st Annual North Alabama Worker’s Compensation Conference on Wednesday, October 26th at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence, Alabama.  The conference will provide up-to-date information on workers’ compensation issues and offer training to industry professionals.  To find out more, click here.

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Brake, Carr & Daughtry to speak at 20th Annual North Alabama Human Resource Management Conference

Ryan Brake, Katy Beth Carr and Bricker Daughtry will be speaking at the 20th Annual North Alabama Human Resource Management Conference on Wednesday, June 10th.  The conference, in partnership with the Shoals Chapter Society for Human Resource Management, will be held at the University of North Alabama Commons in Florence, […]

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