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Allison S. Bloom is a Partner in the Atlanta office of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP.  Allison concentrates her practice on civil litigation defense in the areas of general negligence, premises liability, product liability, transportation, property damage, professional negligence, and the defense of community associations and their management companies.


Allison has defended many of the nation’s leading corporations, including Costco Wholesale Corporation, Ross Stores, Inc., Roto-Rooter Services Company, and SAIA Motor Freight Lines, Inc.  She also defends insurance companies and businesses throughout the country in a wide variety of matters including, but not limited to claims related to negligence of premises owners and operators, negligent security, wrongful death, negligent hiring and retention, breach of warranty, and seller and manufacturer liability.


Allison has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating which is the highest rating available for her legal ability and professional ethics.  She has also been selected for inclusion in the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™ and in Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers™.   Allison has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in the State of Georgia, an honor accorded to only 2.5% of the lawyers in Georgia, in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2014.


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  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Transportation: 25%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 15%
  4. Premises Liability: 15%
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%

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  • Anthony M. Zezima

    I endorse this lawyer. Allison has the knowledge and experience to make her tops in her field.


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Contact info

Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP

4000 SunTrust Plaza
303 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30308


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200111/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thomson Reuters2015
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®Martindale-Hubbell2015
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thompson Reuters2014
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®Martindale-Hubbell2014
Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2014
Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2014
Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2013
Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2013
Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2013
Coca-Cola Scholars FoundationCoca-Cola Scholars Foundation National Selection Committee2013
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®Martindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®Martindale-Hubbell2012
Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers™Martindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®Martindale-Hubbell2011
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thomson Reuters2011
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thomson Reuters2009
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thomson Reuters2007
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thomson Reuters2006
Super Lawyer "Rising Star"Thomson Reuters2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner/AttorneyHawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP2002 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA)Attorney Member2013 - Present
Community Associations InstituteAttorney Member2012 - Present
Claims and Litigation Management AllianceAttorney Member2011 - Present
Lawyers Club of AtlantaAttorney Member2008 - Present
ALFA International - The Global Legal NetworkAttorney Member2002 - Present
Georgia Association of Women LawyersAttorney Member2002 - Present
Georgia Defense Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2002 - Present
Defense Research InstituteAttorney Member2002 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationAttorney Member2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2001 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaAttorney Member2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Miller v. WestPoint Home, Inc.N/A
Woods-Clay v. Ross Stores, Inc.N/A
Scoggins v. SAIA Motor Freight Line, Inc.N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of PennsylvaniaLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of FloridaPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Costco Wholesale Corporation Defense Counsel ConferenceSuccessful Motions for Summary Judgment2006