By Adam W. Pittman on March 12, 2020
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to announce that firm Principal and Co-Founder Leila H. Watson has been named a Lifetime Fellow of the Birmingham Bar Foundation.
The designation of Lifetime Fellow recognizes a lawyer who has made significant contributions to the legal profession, to the Birmingham Bar Foundation, and to their community.
The Birmingham Bar Foundation Society of Fellows is a membership organization of select attorneys who are committed to giving back to the profession and supporting legal services in our city. Through their contributions, they support initiatives that make access to justice a reality for those in need.
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Leila Watson has dedicated her life to helping people through the law. As a co-founder and principal of Cory Watson Attorneys, she has practiced with Ernest Cory for more than 38 years. She has provided unparalleled counsel to her clients and great servant leadership to the firm.
As an attorney, Ms. Watson is truly dedicated to her profession. While she has led precedent-setting cases and is known for her legal skills and passion for studying the law, she has also dedicated her time to bring lasting change through community service here in Birmingham, Alabama.
She is widely recognized among the legal community, serving as President of the Bar Association in 2017 and earning nationwide recognition from Best Lawyers as a 2018 “Birmingham Lawyer of the Year.”
Fellows are invited each year to join the Society of Fellows by the Board of Directors of the Birmingham Bar Foundation. The new class was inducted at the Ninth Annual Fellows Dinner on February 28, 2020.
On behalf of our thousands of clients in Alabama, Tennessee, and nationwide, the attorneys and staff at Cory Watson Attorneys congratulate Leila H. Watson for this well-deserved recognition.
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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 3 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.