Carol Browning is an accomplished trial attorney who has tried more than 35 cases to jury verdict in multiple jurisdictions. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Her practice includes drug and medical device litigation, products liability and medical malpractice defense. She also serves as counsel to physicians and hospitals.
Ms. Browning serves as national or state counsel for multiple drug, medical device and product manufacturers and is involved in multi-district litigation pending in various federal district courts and in coordinated litigation pending in state courts throughout Kentucky. She has tried cases to verdict for pharmaceutical, medical device and product manufacturers in both federal and state court. In addition, she regularly defends companies in pharmaceutical pricing and other civil actions brought by states Attorneys General.
As a Member of the firm based in its Louisville office, she serves on the firm's management committee and has served as practice group leader for the Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group.
International Association of Defense Counsel 40th Annual Trial Academy
Taught and lectured on skills courses
Fourteen Kentucky Practice Series: Trial Practice
Bringing a Product to Life in the Courtroom
Mock Trial of a Medical Malpractice Case
Recent Developments in Products, General Liability, and Consumer Law
Use of Economists in the Evaluation and Presentation of Damages
Evaluating Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases from a Defense Perspective
Management Committee (2004-08 and Feb. 2020-present)
Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group, Former Chair
Louisville Ballet, Board of Directors
Kentucky State Police Personnel Board (2020-23)
Ms. Browning began her professional career as a civil engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers based in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American College of Trial Lawyers, the Defense Research Institute, the International Association of Defense Counsel and Product Liability Advisory Council. She is active on committees within these organizations. She is also active in local charitable organizations. Ms. Browning and her husband, Winston, stay busy raising their four children. She is an aspiring equestrian and competes on her Morgan gelding, Flynn.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Construction; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants; Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants; and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2007-22)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2022)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year for Litigation - Construction (2020, 2017)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2015, 2019)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (2014)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®(2007-21)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky (2007-21)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Top 50 Attorneys in Kentucky (2013-15)
Benchmark: Litigation magazine, Litigation Star (2008-09, 2013-22)
Benchmark Litigation magazine, Top 250 Women in Litigation (2012)
Louisville Magazine "Top Lawyer" (2014, 2016)
. . . skilled trial attorney . . . well known in the legal community and is able to work well with various plaintiff and defense attorneys.
Carol in extremely professional and knowledgeable. She has very strong analytical skills, which enable her to quickly understand and articulate complex medical issues.