Allison Buckner Parker

336.714.4168
100 N Cherry St, Suite 600
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
aparker@belldavispitt.com
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Allison Buckner Parker

Allison Parker concentrates her practice in the area of commercial litigation with a focus on insurance coverage litigation for corporate policyholders.

Prior to joining Bell, Davis & Pitt, Allison served as an associate in the Pittsburgh office of Jones Day. Allison has experience with all phases of litigation, including early case assessment, case management, discovery, dispositive motions, trial and appeal. She has been involved in a variety of litigation matters, but her principal focus has been insurance recovery litigation matters. She also has counseled corporate policyholders on all aspects of insurance recovery, including notice of claims, disclosures to insurers, insurance implications of pending litigation, and overall litigation strategy.

She has represented and counseled clients on the following matters:

  • General liability policy claims
  • First-party property policy claims
  • Directors and officers (D&O) liability policy claims

Allison currently serves on Furman University’s Young Alumni Council. She was born and raised in Lincolnton, N.C.  Allison and her husband, an oral surgeon in Kernersville, are happy to be back in the Tar Heel state after spending four good years living and working in Pittsburgh.

 

Education

University of North Carolina (J.D. with high honors, 2011; Order of the Coif; Articles and Notes Editor, First Amendment Law Review; Broun National Trial Team)

Furman University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2008; Phi Beta Kappa)

Bar & Court Admittance

2016, North Carolina

2011, Pennsylvania 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania and Eastern District of Michigan 

Professional & Community Activities

Current

Furman University Young Alumni Council

Past

Hazelwood YMCA Board of Managers 

Representative Experience

Represented corporate policyholder in declaratory judgment action regarding coverage under a first-party property policy for flooding losses in Thailand

Represented corporate policyholder in litigation against insurance companies that breached their insurance contracts by refusing to pay certain defense costs and reimbursing other defense costs at unreasonably low rates