Diandra “Fu” Debrosse Zimmermann

Diandra “Fu” Debrosse Zimmermann

Partner
Birmingham

Fu fights for those who have been wronged – whether an individual or public entity – and over her career has recovered hundreds of millions for those impacted.

Fu fights for those who have been wronged – whether an individual or public entity – and over her career has recovered hundreds of millions for those impacted.

Overview

Diandra “Fu” Debrosse Zimmermann is managing partner of DiCello Levitt Gutzler’s Birmingham office, co-chair of the firm’s mass tort division, and a member of the firm’s public client, environmental, personal injury, civil rights, and trial practice groups. Widely known for her passionate and relentless client advocacy, Fu represents individuals and public entities that have been injured by wrongful conduct, whether from defective medical devices or drugs, environmental contamination, corporate misconduct, or civil rights abuse. She is nationally recognized as a powerhouse in mass torts, class actions, products liability, discrimination, and sexual assault claims, and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in client damages.

Fu has held prominent leadership positions for several multidistrict litigations. She currently serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for In re: Paraquat Products Liability Litigation (MDL 3004) and the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for In re: Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) Hip Implant Liability Litigation (MDL 2775). She also represents dozens of municipalities in In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation (MDL 2804), and is active in In re: Proton Pump Inhibitor Litigation (MDL 2789). Fu held a seat on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for In re Higher One Account Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation (MDL 2407), which resulted in excess of $15 million in nationwide settlements.

Fu has earned many accolades over the course of her career. Birmingham Business Journal named Fu to its Who’s Who in Law and Women to Watch lists. She has been awarded The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40; The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys: Top 10 Under 40 in Alabama; and America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®. B-Metro magazine selected Fu as a Top Woman Attorney.

Fu is fluent in French and Haitian Creole and functional in Spanish. Her steadfast pursuit of justice is motivated in large part by her experience as a mother of two young girls.

 

Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.

City College of the City University of New York, B.A., summa cum laude

Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.

City College of the City University of New York, B.A., summa cum laude