Lisa CoursonStaff | Medical Devices and Drugs
Lisa Courson joined Beasley Allen in October 2014 as Of Counsel in the Mass Torts section. She is working on cases involving metal-on-metal hip implant litigation, which affects thousands of victims who have defective hip implants. The defective implants cause severe pain and metal poisoning, and in some cases require revision surgery. These defective hip devices are manufactured by a variety of companies including Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Othropaedics among others.
Lisa earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee Knoxville, receiving her B.A. in political science in 1999. She attended Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, earning her J.D. in 2002. She is admitted to practice law in Alabama, in the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama, and in Tennessee.
Lisa worked as a clerk for the Honorable Steven Bevil, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tenn., in 2001. She has practiced in the State of Alabama since her admission in 2002, and is experienced and specially trained in mediation. She was a Senior Associate at Fields Law Firm, LLC, in Birmingham, Ala., from 2002-2006, an Associate at Slaten & O’Connor, PC from 2007-2009, and owner and solo practitioner in private practice as C. Elizabeth Littell, LLC 2009-2012. She worked with Stewart Littell Courson & Tompkins from 2012 to 2015. Lisa also is an adjunct professor at Columbia Southern University from 2006-present.
Lisa is a member of the American Association for Justice and a member of the AAJ Women's Caucus Group.
She also serves as Vice President of the Alabama Field Trial Association.
- Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama
- Alabama State Bar
- American Association for Justice
- American Association for Justice - Women's Caucus
- Alabama Field Trial Association - Vice President
- Samford University's Cumberland School of Law, J.D. 2002
- University of Tennessee Knoxville, B.A. 1999
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