Beasley Allen Law Firm, Montgomery, Alabama

Principal

Dana Taunton

Montgomery, AL

Personal Injury Lawyer Dana Taunton

About Dana

Dana joined Beasley Allen Law Firm in 1998 and has handled complex business and commercial litigation and products liability and personal injury litigation. Currently, she focuses her practice in the areas of product liability and personal injury.

Many of her product liability cases have resulted in multi-million dollar settlements for her clients. She further acts as the lead appellant attorney for the firm’s Product Liability/Personal Injury Section.

Background

Dana, born and raised in Butler, Alabama, received her law degree in 1993 from the University of Alabama School of Law. She worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Ira DeMent, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.

Prior to joining Beasley Allen, she worked for a prominent defense firm and had a brief stint with the State of Alabama Attorney General’s Office.

Professional Associations

Dana is a member of the Alabama Association for Justice, where she serves on the AMICUS Committee and on the editorial board for ALAJ Magazine, the American Association for Justice, the Montgomery County Bar Association, the Montgomery County Association for Justice, the Alabama State Bar, and Trial Lawyers for Public Justice. 

She is past chairperson of the Alabama State Bar Women’s Section and currently serves on several Alabama State Bar committees including the Bench & Bar Relations Task Force (2019-2020), Improving the Image of Lawyers Task Force (2019-2020) and Diversity in the Profession.

Awards and Recognitions

A Martindale Hubbell AV Rated attorney, Dana was selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Benchmark Appellate, a definitive reference guide recognizing the nation’s top appeals litigation firms and their attorneys.

Publicity

Dana has lectured on a variety of legal topics related to personal injury law for several organizations including the Montgomery County Bar Association, the National Business Institute, the Alabama Trial Lawyers Associations and the Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Community Involvement

Dana has two daughters, Betsie and Abigail. She attends Frazer Memorial Methodist Church in Montgomery.

Admissions

  • Alabama (1993)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama (1995)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama (1999)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (2001)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama (2020)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (2019)

Education

  • University of Alabama (J.D., cum laude, 1993)
  • Judson College (B.S., cum laude, 1989)

Memberships

  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • Alabama Association for Justice – AMICUS Committee
  • Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ) Magazine – Editorial Board
  • American Association for Justice
  • Montgomery County Bar Association – Women’s Section (Past Chair)
  • Montgomery County Association for Justice
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Alabama State Bar Bench and Bar Relations Task Force (2019-2020)
  • Alabama State Bar Improving the Image of Lawyers Task Force (2019-2020)
  • Alabama State Bar Diversity in the Profession
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice

Recognition & Awards

  • AV Rated
  • Benchmark Appellate 2013

Practices

Personal Injury Product Liability

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We live by our motto of “helping those who need it most” and have helped thousands of clients who were injured or suffered other losses through no fault of their own. If you feel you may possibly have a case, please contact us. The consultation is free, and you pay us nothing if we don’t win for you.

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