Carol Dan Browning - Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Carol Dan Browning

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 502-681-0516

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 has served on the firm’s management committee and as practice group leader for the Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group.

University of KentuckyUniversity of Louisville School of LawJ.D. 1987
American College of Trial LawyersAmerican Bar AssociationKentucky Bar AssociationLouisville Bar AssociationDefense Research Institute (DRI)International Association of Defense Counsel

Client Comments

"Our Healthcare Claims Office uses Carol for a variety of needs related to defending healthcare entities in Kentucky. On defense of primary insureds, she is a skilled trial attorney as she has the ability to relate to a venue specific jury, even on complex cases. Our insureds rely on her for her accessibility and knowledge base. We also use Carol for monitoring cases in which an insured has a high self-insured retention and choice of counsel. Carol is well known in the legal community and is able to work well with various plaintiff and defense attorneys."

-Jennifer Schmidt
Regional Claim Director
AIG DBG Healthcare

"Carol is extremely professional and knowledgeable. She has very strong analytical skills, which enable her to quickly understand and articulate complex medical issues. We always look forward to working with Carol on all of our legal matters."

-Sally Long
Director, Risk Management
University of Louisville Hospital

Office Location

400 West Market Street, Suite 1800
Louisville, KY 40202-3352
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Louisville Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Louisville Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants of the Louisville Metro Area
Carol Dan Browning has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Carol Dan Browning has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Carol Dan Browning has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Construction
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (Pharmaceutical, Product Liability, Toxic Tort)
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (Birth Trauma, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Wrongful Death)
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Toxic Tort)

Other Information

Gender: Female