Carr Allison Welcomes New Associates

Carr Allison is pleased to welcome Chase S. Eley, Mark A. Dowdy, Anna T. Miller, Grace Van Dyke and Aaron M. Wiley as the firm’s newest Associates.

Chase S. Eley joins Carr Allison’s Workers’ Compensation group in Birmingham.  Chase received his BA from the University of Alabama and earned his JD from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Mark A. Dowdy, resident in Carr Allison’s Mobile office.  His practice covers construction, products liability, environmental, professional liability, toxic torts, transportation, complex litigation, appellate advocacy, general liability, corporate law and mediation.  Mark received his BA from Auburn University before attending the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, earning his JD.

Associate Anna T. Miller joins Carr Allison’s Medicare Compliance team in Birmingham where she will assist clients with the federal Medicare Secondary Payer Act.  Anna received her BA from the University of Alabama.  She earned her JD from the University of Alabama School of Law.

Grace Van Dyke resides in Carr Allison’s Chattanooga office.  Her practice includes premises liability, transportation and construction.  Grace graduated from The University of Tennessee before earning her JD from Emory University School of Law.

Aaron M. Wiley is an Associate in our Mobile office.  His practice covers general liability, products liability, retail and hospitality, construction, transportation and insurance matters.  Aaron graduated from Auburn University before attending the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, earning his JD.


Carr Allison Selects Seven New Shareholders and Three New Counsel

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that Rob Arnwine, Jennifer Smith Baker, Carrie Hodge Bates, Michael C. Guarino and Jeffrey G. Miller (Birmingham, AL), Pamela Springrose Hallford (Dothan, AL) and Jonathan R. Maples (Mobile, AL) have been named as Shareholders.  Kevin Blodgett and Todd C. Hunter, Jr. (Tallahassee, FL) and […]

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National Labor Relations Board Ruling on Joint Employer Liability

On December 14, 2017, in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd., the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) overturned an Obama-era rule that held employers potentially liable for labor-law violations committed by their franchisees and subcontractors absent direct control over the terms and conditions of employment.  Prior to the decision in Hy-Brand, a […]

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Nixon Prevails for Defense

Faith Nixon of Carr Allison’s Mobile, Alabama office successfully defended her client in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, Alabama.  The Plaintiff claimed that construction work on the client’s property caused his retaining wall to fail during a flood.  He also asserted a claim for continuing trespass of […]

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