John D. Watson

Retired Partner and General Counsel Emeritus
Legal Assistant
Tommie Brasher
P: 205.521.8750

John Watson is the firm’s General Counsel. He joined Bradley in 1984, and practices in general litigation handling a wide variety of complex cases in both state and federal courts. He has substantial experience in products liability, personal injury defense, consumer class action, general commercial, bankruptcy and securities fraud cases. John is also interested in technology and professional responsibility matters, and has served as head of Bradley’s technology committee and for many years 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.