Abbott focuses her practice on appeals and written advocacy within the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Litigation Team.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2009
  • California, 2009

Civic Involvement

  • Opera Birmingham, Board of Directors
  • Birmingham Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2013-2017
  • GRAMMY Foundation, Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition Judge
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, Junior Board, 2009-2013

Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers®
    • Alabama Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Appellate Litigation, 2012-2015
  • B-Metro
    • Top Lawyer, 2016
    • Top Woman Attorney, 2015-2016
    • Rising Star, 2014
  • Birmingham Magazine
    • Top Attorney in Entertainment Law, 2015
  • About Town Magazine
    • Birmingham’s Social Scene Trailblazer, 2017
  • Birmingham Bar Association
    • Future Leader Forum, 2012

Education & Honors

  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2008
    • Tulane Maritime Law Journal: Senior Managing Editor, Award for Best Casenote
    • John R. Brown National Moot Court Competition: Award for Best Written Brief and Second Place Team (2008); 8th Place Individual Oral Advocate (2007)
    • Trial Advocacy Honors (Top 10% of Class)
  • Birmingham-Southern College, B.A., Philosophy, cum laude, 2005
    • Disciplinary Honors
  • Clerkship, Honorable Karon O. Bowdre, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 2008-2009

Experience

  • ​Prior to joining the firm, Abbott practiced with the appellate litigation group of a Birmingham firm where she handled briefing for numerous major motions and more than 40 appeals in federal and state court.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications