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Two Cory Watson Attorneys Recognized as NextGen: Law 2021 by Birmingham Business Journal

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Cory Watson Attorneys is proud to congratulate two attorneys recognized as “NextGen: Law” for 2021 by The Birmingham Business Journal. The award recognizes Birmingham lawyers for their dedication to serving as leaders in the practice of law as well as their contributions to their respective firms.

These two attorneys are part of a select, deserving group of lawyers who have handled complex litigations and innovated new practice areas while remaining truly dedicated to their profession on behalf of the Birmingham community and their clients.

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

Curt Tanner

Principal Attorney Curt Tanner began his legal career by representing individuals against some of the largest banks and investment firms in the world. His dedication to securing justice allowed him to help obtain a seven-figure settlement in a Ponzi scheme case on behalf of his clients. In 2018, Curt was part of a successful trial team where a Jefferson County jury awarded the plaintiff a verdict of $10 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. Curt is an expert in and has attained several seven-figure settlements in cases involving drunk drivers, dram shop claims, car wrecks, and traumatic brain injuries.

Andrew Herring

Prior to joining Cory Watson Attorneys, Andrew Herring represented victims of abusive debt collection practices at the hands of one of the largest banks in the world. Drew then served as a state prosecutor for over four years and obtained justice for victims of crime in hundreds of cases. He also served as chief appellate and ethics counsel for the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office.

At Cory Watson, Andrew S. Herring continues to fight for victims who are injured by defective products, reckless companies, and the negligence of others.

On behalf of our thousands of clients nationwide, each of us at Cory Watson Attorneys congratulates this team of committed 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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