BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys Founding Principal Leila H. Watson has been elected 2016 President-Elect of the Birmingham Bar Association. Ms. Watson has practiced law for 31 years and has served the Bar Association and Birmingham Bar Foundation in various capacities.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the Bar and its mission of promoting justice and public service,” said Ms. Watson.
Ms. Watson has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers- Top 50 Alabama Attorneys and Top 25 Women Attorneys in Alabama, was named to Top Women of Birmingham by the Birmingham Business Journal, and recognized as one of B-Metro’s Women to Watch. She was recognized as a Champion of Justice by the Alabama Association for Justice. She is an appointed member of the Alabama Pattern Jury Instructions Committee.
About Cory Watson Attorneys
Cory Watson Attorneys is a Birmingham, Alabama law firm recognized nationally for its practice in complex litigation including multidistrict litigation, class actions, product liability, business and securities litigation, environmental litigation and mass torts litigation of defective medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs. Cory Watson has an extensive practice in consumer litigation, personal injury law, and wrongful death cases.
About the Birmingham Bar Association
The Birmingham Bar Association works to support its members in their practices, and to promote justice and public service. It accomplishes these goals by furthering the legal education of its members, promoting needed reform in the law, facilitating access to justice, and encouraging camaraderie, integrity, and a spirit of courtesy and goodwill among its membership. Membership is open to all licensed lawyers, and voting membership is available to all practicing lawyers in the metropolitan Birmingham area, including Jefferson County and its contiguous counties. Founded in 1885, the Birmingham Bar is one of the oldest local bar associations in the United States, with approximately 4,000 members.