John Watson is a general litigation partner in the Firm's Birmingham office, where he handles a wide variety of complex cases in both state and federal courts. He has substantial experience handling products liability, personal injury defense, consumer class action, general commercial, and securities fraud cases. John is also interested in technology and professional responsibility matters, and has served as one of the Firm's loss prevention counsel.
John's clients include several tire, juvenile products, pharmaceutical, agricultural, chemical, and heavy industrial products manufacturers. In the course of representing these clients, he has been lead counsel on various serious injury cases involving multiple deaths, brain injury and paralysis. Some of these matters are national in scope, including several matters involved in federal multi-district litigation. John is also interested in technology and professional responsibility matters, and has served as head of the Firm's technology committee and as one of the Firm's loss prevention counsel.