Diandra (“Fu”) Debrosse Zimmermann is a director at Grant & Eisenhofer focusing her practice on the representation of public entities, and on complex litigation, including pharmaceutical, medical device, data breach and environmental contamination litigation.
Currently, Ms. Debrosse represents dozens of cities and counties against pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors in the Opiate MDL. She also serves on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the In re Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) Hip Implant Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2775).
Prior to joining G&E, Ms. Debrosse was a principal at an Alabama firm and litigated mass tort, class action, product liability, discrimination and civil sexual assault claims. She also serves as counsel to individuals impacted by Zofran, Xarelto and Taxotere use.
Among her many accolades, Ms. Debrosse, was selected by the National Trial Lawyers in the “Top 40 Under 40,” as well as the “Top 10 Under 40” for the State of Alabama by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc. She was named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, recognized in the list of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, selected for inclusion to Alabama Super Lawyers for several years, and named as a Top Woman Attorney by B-Metro magazine. Ms. Debrosse is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Ms. Debrosse serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice, the Board of Governors of the Southern Trial Lawyer Association, and is a current member of the Board of Bar Commissioners. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Magic City Bar Association, and also as Legislative Liaison to the Alabama Lawyers Association. Ms. Debrosse served two terms as a member of the Executive Committee of the Birmingham Bar Association, is a former President of the Magic City Bar Association, and is a past Vice President of the Alabama State Bar.
Ms. Debrosse earned her B.A., summa cum laude, in English Literature from the City College of the City University of New York, where she was an Isaacs Fellow. She received her J.D. from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she received a leadership grant and many other awards. She is fluent in French and Haitin Creole, and also speaks Spanish.DOWNLOAD vCARD »