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Cory Watson Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to receive top-tier rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2021 edition that recognizes four of the firm’s practice areas. Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving top-tier ranking signals a unique combination of high-quality law...

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Three Cory Watson Attorneys Recognized as NextGen: Rising Stars of Law 2020 by Birmingham Business Journal

Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to congratulate three attorneys recognized as “NextGen Rising Stars of Law” for 2020 by The Birmingham Business Journal. The award recognizes Birmingham lawyers for their dedication to becoming leaders in the practice of law as well as their contributions to their respective firms. These three attorneys are part of a deserving group of lawyers who...

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Four Cory Watson Attorneys Recognized as Top Women Attorneys by B-Metro

Cory Watson congratulates the four lawyers who were recognized as Top Women Attorneys by B-Metro in the magazine’s August 2020 edition. The feature recognized women across Birmingham who have successful legal practices, as well as a demonstrated commitment to their community and profession. They are part of a deserving group of women who are truly dedicated to their profession...

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Sixteen Cory Watson Attorneys Honored by Best Lawyers in America 2021

Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to announce that 16 of the firm’s attorneys were recognized for their legal excellence in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.® In addition, Firm Co-Founder and Principal Leila H. Watson was named as a Best Lawyers® 2021 Medical Malpractice “Lawyer of the Year” award in Birmingham. This is the fourth year...

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Cory Watson Attorneys Welcomes Associate Attorney Julianne Zilahy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to welcome a new associate, Julianne Zilahy, who joins the firm’s Personal Injury section in the Birmingham office. Julianne Zilahy graduated from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 2019, where she first discovered a love for advocacy. She externed with Judge Bowdre of the Northern District of Alabama and...

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$10 Billion Settlement Reached in Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Litigation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys, alongside many other plaintiff’s firms, have reached a $10.95 billion settlement with Monsanto on behalf of thousands of Americans who have been diagnosed with cancer after exposure to Roundup, the world’s most popular weed killer. Cory Watson has filed multiple lawsuits on behalf of plaintiffs against Monsanto, alleging that exposure to their widely...

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Eight Cory Watson Attorneys Recognized as Top Attorneys of Birmingham 2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to announce that eight of the firm’s lawyers were named 2020 Top Attorneys of Birmingham. Birmingham Magazine conducted its eleventh annual peer-reviewed survey, asking more than 4,000 local attorneys and registered members of the Birmingham Bar Association for their nominations. Attorneys were recognized for their experience and knowledge within 39 practice...

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Leila Watson Named Lifetime Fellow of the Birmingham Bar Foundation

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...

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Cory Watson Attorneys Wins $50 Million Verdict Against DuPont in PFOA Cancer Case

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A Columbus, Ohio, jury has found DuPont responsible for cancer caused by PFOA (also known as C-8), awarding $50 million to a man and his wife after the man suffered two bouts of testicular cancer that he claimed were caused by water contaminated from the company’s decades of dumping these “forever chemicals” into the surrounding communities....

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Cory Watson Attorneys Welcomes Associate Attorney Taylor A. Pruett

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys, a nationally-recognized personal injury law firm, is proud to welcome Taylor A. Pruett as a new associate attorney in the Birmingham office. Taylor A. Pruett earned her degree in Communication and Political Science from Auburn University before going on to earn her Juris Doctor degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford...

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