About Us

About Farris, Riley & Pitt

Farris, Riley & Pitt is a leading mass tort law firm handling mass tort litigation nationwide.
Farris, Riley & Pitt is a leading product liability and pharmaceutical liability  law firm handling cases nationwide.

The philosophy of our law firm is summarized by the name of this website: Lawyers Serving People. That commitment runs deep throughout our firm, from our leadership to our wonderful support team. The partners, attorneys, paralegals and administrative members of our firm focus on the client and a personalized approach to customer service.

While our Birmingham, Alabama lawyers hail from our great state, we proudly serve those with product liability, medical device and pharmaceutical claims nationwide. From failed medical devices to defective drugs, environmental crises to dangerous products, our attorneys are here to help.

In addition to these product liability, defective drug and defective medical device cases, our experienced attorneys, and sometimes co-counsel, handle a vast array of cases, including asbestos exposure, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, product defects, wage and overtime claims and nursing home negligence, to name a few. As you can see, our firm devotes its full efforts to seeking justice for those injured by the fault of another.


Our History

Our firm’s attorneys are distinguished litigators with deep roots in the State of Alabama who have recovered many multi-million-dollar awards for their clients. Our attorneys are continually recognized by the legal community for their outstanding work as litigators.

Kirby Farris is recognized as a highly respected Designated FELA Counsel for the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) handling Fair Labor Standards Act collective action cases nationwide.  Mr. Farris served as an associate professor of Torts, Civil Procedure, and Agency and Partnership Law at Birmingham School of Law.

Ken Riley is repeatedly recognized by Super Lawyers, a national peer nominated publication that names the best attorneys in the United States. Mr. Riley holds the highest ranking in legal ability and ethical standards by his peers, being designated with an AV Preeminent Rating. Birmingham Magazine has also ranked Mr. Riley as one of Birmingham’s “Top Attorneys.”

Farris, Riley & Pitt underwrites “LawCall,” a legal call-in program that airs on Sunday evenings on Fox 6 WBRC and features guest attorneys from Alabama. “LawCall” enables viewers in the Birmingham area to receive answers to their legal questions at no cost.

If you or a family member has been injured by a defective product, a dangerous drug or a defective medical device, including a DePuy ASR hip replacement, GranuFlo, NaturaLyte, Mirena, Risperdal, SSRIs, low testosterone (“Low-T”) treatment, Topamax, or a transvaginal mesh implant, contact our attorneys today for a free consultation.  If we cannot help you, we will associate a qualified attorney who we know and trust to assist you.