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

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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 have handled complex litigations and innovated new practice areas all while remaining truly dedicated to their profession on behalf of the Birmingham community and their clients.

The three Cory Watson attorneys recognized by The Birmingham Business Journal include:

Adam W. Pittman

Principal Attorney Adam W. Pittman litigates against some of the most powerful corporations in the world, and he fights to hold them accountable for defective products, fraud, and other deceptive practices. He was an integral member of a successful trial team in a case where a Los Angeles County jury awarded plaintiffs a $24.9 million verdict after a five-week trial. His unwavering commitment to seeking justice for clients has resulted in noticeable shifts in corporate behavior to make consumers safer.

Andrew Jones

Attorney R. Andrew Jones represents clients in complex litigation injured from dangerous pharmaceutical drugs and dangerous medical devices. Within three years of becoming an attorney he was tapped as lead attorney of the firm’s asbestos practice where he has helped obtain over $40 million in settlements for clients. He also obtained success as a litigator in numerous cases, including one case that shaped a positive impact on future wrongful death cases statewide.

Nina Towle Herring

Attorney Nina Towle Herring is proud to represent clients across the country in pharmaceutical, environmental, and product liability litigation. Her practice is focused on C-8 water contamination cases, where she is an integral part of the Cory Watson team winning multi-million-dollar verdicts on behalf of clients in Ohio and West Virginia.

On behalf of our thousands of clients nationwide, each of us at Cory Watson Attorneys congratulates this team of amazing lawyers for their outstanding achievement and well-deserved recognition.


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.

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