January 27th, 2020|
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys, a personal injury law firm with offices in Alabama and Tennessee, announced today that it has elected two new principals to its nationally recognized practice — Adam W. Pittman and J. Curt Tanner.
Adam Pittman brings expertise to the Class Action, Consumer Protection and Product Liability groups, while Curt Tanner will continue to lead the firm’s Motor Vehicle Accident practice group.
“We are proud to announce Curt and Adam as principals in our firm,” said Ernest Cory, managing shareholder of Cory Watson Attorneys. “Their experience, expertise, and commitment to our clients is unparalleled, and we look forward to their continued success.”
The move will further strengthen the firm’s ability to provide excellent legal representation to its clients across the country, and ensure long-term growth for the firm.
“Curt and Adam both bring innovative service and skill sets to our firm that will guarantee our future growth,” said Leila H. Watson, co-founding principal of Cory Watson Attorneys. “We are thrilled to recognize their hard work.”
About Adam W. Pittman
An attorney with the firm since 2013, Adam W. Pittman is a lawyer with a passion for helping clients navigate the highly technical and complex legal issues that arise in product liability and class action cases. Admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2011, he specializes in litigating automotive defects and fights to hold powerful corporations accountable for consumer fraud. Pittman handles complex litigation throughout the country, and was part of the successful trial team in Cruz v. Nissan North America, where a Los Angeles County jury awarded plaintiffs a $24.9 million verdict. He earned his law degree from The University of Alabama School of Law, where he was Senior Editor of the Alabama Law Review. Pittman serves as a junior board member for the Crisis Center of Birmingham, and is actively involved in the Emerging Leaders section of the Alabama Association for Justice.
About J. Curt Tanner
A driven advocate for his clients, J. Curt Tanner fights for justice in personal injury, civil litigation, motor vehicle accident and mass tort cases. A member of the firm since 2016, he represents personal injury clients across the state of Alabama as well as Tennessee. Tanner began his legal career by representing individuals against some of the largest banks and investment firms in the world. His dedication to securing justice allowed him to help obtain a seven-figure settlement in a Ponzi scheme case on behalf of his clients. A Birmingham native, Tanner holds a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and obtained his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he volunteers his time by mentoring law students in the Moot Court program. Tanner is also involved in the legal community as a member of the Alabama Association for Justice and the Birmingham Bar Association.
About Cory Watson Attorneys
Cory Watson Attorneys is a nationally recognized personal injury law firm with offices in Birmingham, Alabama; Memphis, and Nashville, Tennessee. The firm has recovered more than $2.7 billion for clients across the country. Cory Watson Attorneys are frequently at the forefront of major class actions and multidistrict litigations involving dangerous pharmaceuticals and product liability, and are often appointed to leadership positions in national cases. Firm practice areas include Personal Injury, Product Liability, Class Action, Asbestos, Business & Commercial Litigation, Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, Defective Medical Devices, and Environmental/Toxic Torts.