Tom Oliver, a founding shareholder at Carr Allison, is a trial attorney specializing in complex matters involving transportation, employment and professional litigation. He has litigated cases in the state and federal courts of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia. Tom is designated as regional and statewide counsel for numerous companies and their insurers. He developed the firm’s accident response GO TEAM and coordinates catastrophic accident investigations for various transportation clients.
Tom was selected by USLAW to serve as its Chairman in 2015-2016 after serving on the Board and Executive Committee, as well as Chairman of its Transportation and Professional Liability Committees. USLAW is a national organization with international affiliates. In addition, Tom serves as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a Trustee of the Alabama Law Foundation and served as its President in 2014-2015. He has been named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list, Top Lawyer by Corporate Counsel, is included in The Best Lawyers in America© and earned an AV-rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He was also chosen as a 2017 “Top Flight Lawyer” for bMetro magazine.
Tom has served for more than 12 years on the Board of the Alabama Chapter of the March of Dimes, including a two-year term as Chairman. He served as President of the Auburn University Bar Association, Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Alabama State Bar and remains active in the Alabama State Bar and American Bar Association.
Tom is an instrument-rated pilot and enjoys flying in his Beechcraft Bonanza. He enjoys playing golf and is an avid supporter of his Alma Mater: the Auburn Tigers.