Carroll H. Sullivan AV Rated

Carroll Sullivan was the founding partner of the Mobile, Alabama office of the firm. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Auburn University where he was designated with the Omicron Delta Epsilon National Economics Honorary. He obtained his J.D. (cum laude) from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University where he served as the Executive Editor of the Law Review. Carroll served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable James H. Hancock, U.S. District Judge for the N.D. of Alabama.

Carroll is currently a member of the Bar for the State of Alabama (Past Chairman, Litigation Section) (Past Member of the Editorial Board of the Alabama Lawyer) ; U.S District Courts, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama; U.S. Courts of Appeal, 5th and 11th Circuits; The Tribal Court for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

He is a member of the American Bar Association, Alabama State Bar, Mobile Bar Association (Federal and State Practice Committees); Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute (Diamond Member); Council on Litigation Management; CLM, and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (Environmental and Toxic Tort Committee).

Carroll’s Practice Areas in Civil trials and appeals including professional liability, healthcare, products liability, medical devices and pharmaceuticals, environmental, toxic torts, complex litigation/MDL, class actions, property and casualty defense, employment, construction and media law. His Reported cases include among many others: Ex parte Tenax Corporation, 228 So.3d 387( Ala. S. Ct. January 27, 2017); J.C. v WALA-TV, Inc., 675 So.2d 360 (Ala. S. Ct.); Namislo v Akzo Chemical Co., Inc., 671 So.2d 1380 (Ala. S. Ct.); Brock v Baxter Healthcare Corp., 96 F.Supp.2d 1352 (S.D. Ala.)

Honors and Awards

3 times named to the Medmarc National Honor Roll of Defense Counsel representing medical device manufacturers following 3 separate defense verdicts.

DRI’s Publication “The Voice” reported case digests and defense verdicts won in 2 separate environmental cases obtained by Bredero Shaw, LLC, a world-wide industrial pipe coating operation.

Included within the 2018 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Healthcare
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Devices
  • Environmental
  • Property and Casualty
  • Media Law