425 South Perry Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104


Pamela B. Slate

SHAREHOLDER

Telephone 334-834-7600
Fax 334-386-4381
Email pslate@hillhillcarter.com

Ms. Slate has more than 20 years of litigation experience, and is a recognized expert in complex and class action litigation, serving as lead counsel in several national cases. She holds degrees from Birmingham-Southern College, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Cumberland School of Law. She began practicing in the area of products liability, expanded her practice to include health care and environmental law, and ultimately became involved in class action suits.

She has been recognized by clients and colleagues alike as an expert in antitrust and RICO litigation, particularly in the health care arena. Not only does she represent corporate clients as plaintiffs and defendants in such cases, but is also often hired by other counsel as a consultant.

Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum; Alabama State Bar Disciplinary Rules Committee; Alabama Law Day Committee (Co-Chair); Birmingham Bar Ethics Committee; Birmingham Bar CLE Committee; Magic City Harvest Board; Kid One Transport Board; Impact Alabama Board; Rebuilding Together Central Alabama Board; Montgomery Dragon Boat Race & Festival Board (President and Vice President); Montgomery Rowing Club (Treasurer).

Noteworthy

  • Appointed as Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama to defend the Alabama Department of Revenue in several class actions, including one in which a class of foreign corporate franchise tax payers sought tax refunds of approximately $1 billion from the State.
  • Obtained class certification for the first class of third party payers in the country, a success that ultimately led to a $45.5 million recovery for her clients.

Bar Admissions

ALABAMA

1993

MISSISSIPPI

1995

U.S. SUPREME COURT
U.S. CIRCUIT COURTS

Fifth Circuit
Eleventh Circuit

U.S. DISTRICT COURTS

Northern District of Alabama
Middle District of Alabama
Southern District of Alabama
Northern District of Mississippi
Southern District of Mississippi

District Courts in California, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Tennessee

Education

1993

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Birmingham, Alabama, J.D., cum laude

1990

Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, Alabama, B.S., cum laude

1990

University of Alabama-Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, B.S., cum laude

Associations

ALABAMA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

Member

ALABAMA STATE BAR LEADERSHIP FORUM

Member

ALABAMA STATE BAR’S DISCIPLINARY RULES COMMITTEE

Member

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