Brett A. Ross is a shareholder at Carr Allison and is resident in the firm’s Birmingham office. His practice focuses on transportation and in this arena he has worked on all possible case types, including wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, cargo claims, employment matters, workers’ compensation, collections and on-site accident investigation.
Brett has successfully handled more than 50 wrongful death claims in Alabama. He is also a member of Carr Allison’s accident GO TEAM. He represents several major motor carriers throughout Alabama and has significant experience litigating and managing other civil matters, such as employment, products liability and premises cases.
Brett is also very active in DRI, having served in multiple leadership roles, which include Program Chair of the Trucking Seminar, Chair of the Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee, Chair of the DRI for Life Committee and as a National Director.
Brett is a frequent lecturer and author for various transportation seminars and publications, having given more than 100 speeches on transportation litigation topics to date. He is a member of the Birmingham, Alabama and American Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama, before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Brett graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama with a BA in History and Political Science. Following his undergraduate education, Brett attended the University of Alabama School of Law earning his JD, cum laude. While there he was editor of the Journal of the Legal Profession and Vice Chair of the Moot Court Board.
- BA, University of Alabama, cum laude
- JD, University of Alabama School of Law, cum laude
Admitted to Practice:
- United States District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
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