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Three Cory Watson Attorneys Honored as “Best Lawyers” 2019 by U.S. News

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Best Lawyers 2019 Badge Cory Watson Attorneys

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to announce that three of the firm’s principal attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

Leila Watson Lawyer of the Year 2019 Best Lawyers Badge

In addition, firm co-founder Leila H. Watson is recognized as one of the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” award recipients for her work in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs in Birmingham, Ala. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with the “Lawyer of the Year” award.

The Cory Watson Attorneys recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers include:

Co-Founder, Ernest Cory

  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Co-Founder, Leila H. Watson

  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Principal, Douglas A. Dellaccio, Jr.

  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs


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Cory Watson Attorneys is a nationally recognized personal injury law firm based in Birmingham, Ala., with more than 3 Billion in recoveries for clients. Attorneys are frequently appointed to leadership positions in national cases involving pharmaceuticals and defective devices. Firm practice areas include Personal Injury, Product Liability, Class Action, Asbestos, Business & Commercial Litigation, Dangerous Pharmaceuticals, Defective Medical Devices, and Environmental/Toxic Torts.

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