Overview

Elizabeth P. Pittman is an attorney in Swift Currie’s Birmingham office. Her practice is devoted to civil defense litigation, including products liability, premises liability and catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation. Additionally, she has significant experience in litigating automobile/trucking matters in both state and federal courts.

Elizabeth helps her clients navigate both pre-suit and pending litigation. In her work, Elizabeth prioritizes advocating zealously for her client while following the rules and utilizing everyone’s time without wasting it.

Prior to joining Swift Currie, Elizabeth externed for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), where she investigated and drafted consumer declarations, giving her unique insight into understanding the consumer perspective and finding creative solutions for her defense. She has also successfully argued multiple motions for summary judgment, resulting in the complete dismissal of her clients from suit in numerous instances.

Elizabeth earned her J.D. from Emory University School of Law (GA), where she served as the Director in Chief of the Mock Trial Team and placed in numerous trial competitions. She received her B.S. from The University of Alabama, where she studied international economics and Spanish.

Awards/Recognitions

  • Outstanding Graduating Woman Award – Emory University School of Law (May 2018)
  • Pro Bono Publico Award – Emory University School of Law (October 2016) 
  • Outstanding Student Award in Economics – The University of Alabama (May 2015)

Professional Associations

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association 

Memberships

Alabama State Bar

Interests

In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys going to the lake, photography and cooking Ina Garten recipes for her family, friends and two Labradors, Boone and Horace Greeley, III. Additionally, she recently took up turkey hunting with her husband, Patrick.

Bar Admittances

  • Alabama

Education

Emory University School of Law (J.D., 2018)

University of Alabama (B.S., 2015)

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