Austin Sistrunk is an experienced litigator who has devoted her career to representing corporate clients across a broad range of matters.  Austin practices in state and federal courts in cases involving complex products liability, premises liability, hospitality, healthcare, and commercial litigation.  In addition, she routinely counsels clients on effective risk mitigation and negotiates on their behalf in alternative dispute resolution.

Before joining Cranfill Sumner, Austin practiced for several years in Alabama.  There, she was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2021, Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants) and named as one of Birmingham’s Rising Star Lawyers for 2018 by the Birmingham Business Journal.

Austin earned her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she served as a Senior Editor of the Alabama Law Review.  Austin graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Marketing.  In her spare time, Austin enjoys exploring North Carolina’s beautiful coast with her husband and two dogs.

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CSH Law Welcomes New Attorneys

Cranfill Sumner LLP (CSH Law) announced today that Coltrane Henderson, Kayla McDaniel, Austin Sistrunk, Ani Whittington and Ella Zulman have joined the firm’s Charlotte and Wilmington offices as associate attorneys.… Read More