Jordan D. WatsonShareholder

Address

736 Market Street
Suite 1320
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone

423.648.9801
205.822.2057 (fax)

Professional Profile

Jordan Watson is a shareholder in Carr Allison’s Litigation Practice Group.  He has represented and defended companies, insurers and individuals in a wide variety of litigation matters, including personal injury defense, transportation, professional liability, insurance, commercial litigation and construction.  A native of the Tennessee Valley (TN), Jordan provides representation to clients in both Alabama and Tennessee.

Jordan received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance, cum laude, from the University of Alabama, where he was a member of the University Honors Program and was named an “Outstanding Senior in Finance”.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law.  He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Alabama and Tennessee, the US District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama, the US District Courts for the Eastern and Western District of Tennessee, and the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Jordan has been listed to the Mid-South Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list since 2016.  He is also a member of the EC Defense Network, a network of law firms practicing in the area of insurance litigation and coverage defense. Finally, Jordan is an active participant in the Volunteer Lawyers Program and has handled a number of pro bono cases.

In his spare time, Jordan enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, coaching youth sports, fishing, and reading.

Jordan serves clients from our Birmingham (AL) and Chattanooga (TN) locations.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

Alabama

Tennessee

US District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama

US District Court, Eastern and Western District of Tennessee

US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education

BS, University of Alabama, cum laude

JD, University of Alabama School of Law

Affiliations

Alabama Bar Association; Volunteer Lawyers Program

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Birmingham Bar Association

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

EC Defense

Tennessee Bar Association

Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association

Recognitions

Mid-South Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2016-2023

News Updates About Jordan D. Watson

7 Carr Allison Attorneys Named to 2023 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars

Carr Allison is proud to announce that seven attorneys have been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. Attorneys are selected as Rising Stars by a rigorous process of peer nominations, peer evaluations and third party research.  Eligibility for Rising Stars is subject to those 40 years old […]

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2 Carr Allison Chattanooga Attorneys Named To The Best Lawyers in America®

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 2 attorneys from our Chattanooga (TN) office have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for excellence in their respective practice areas. Congratulations! Below is a list of the Chattanooga attorneys included. Jordan D. Watson Litigation – Insurance   […]

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Watson to Present at EC Defense Network Annual Meeting

Carr Allison shareholder Jordan Watson will be presenting at the Annual Meeting of the EC Defense Network in Chicago on September 23rd. Jordan will address recent trends in bad faith law as well as an overview of the burden of proof in bad faith lawsuits in the Southeastern United States. […]

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Allison and Watson Successful after 3-day Trial

Carr Allison shareholders Russ Allison and Jordan Watson recently defended an insurance carrier sued for bad faith, breach of contract, misrepresentation and concealment. Prior to trial, Russ and Jordan filed and argued a Motion for Summary Judgment which the court granted in part, dismissing all claims but for the breach […]

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Allison and Watson Successful in Federal Court

Carr Allison shareholders Russ Allison and Jordan Watson successfully defended a large insurance company sued for bad faith, breach of contract and fraud in federal court.  Russ and Jordan obtained a dismissal of all claims brought against their client, arguing that the plaintiff failed to state a viable cause of […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Mid-South Super Lawyers has recognized 16 Carr Allison attorneys for 2018.  Attorneys in the Birmingham, AL office are: Brett Adair (Employment & Labor) Russell Q. Allison (Transportation/Maritime) Charles F. Carr (Personal Injury General: Defense) Joseph H. Driver (Employment & Labor) Glenn E. Ireland (Class Action) Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II (Workers’ Compensation) Thomas L. Oliver, II (Transportation/Maritime) […]

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17 Carr Allison Attorneys Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers

Carr Allison congratulates 17 attorneys who have earned recognition from Mid-South Super Lawyers.  Ten attorneys have been selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2017:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Joseph H. Driver, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, […]

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Thirteen Carr Allison Attorneys Selected to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys were recently selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list for 2016. They are:  Brett Adair, Russell Q. Allison, Douglas Bagwell, Charles F. Carr, Glenn E. Ireland, Donald B. Kirkpatrick, II, Thomas L. Oliver, II, Lea Richmond, IV and Brett […]

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Watson and Harris Obtain Summary Judgment

Jordan Watson and Hugh Harris obtained summary judgment in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama on behalf of a client sued for legal malpractice.  The lawsuit involved claims of legal malpractice made by eight plaintiffs arising out of an employment discrimination matter.  Jordan and Hugh argued that the malpractice […]

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Watson Participates in Fishing Tournament for Charity

On behalf of Carr Allison, Shareholder Jordan Watson will sponsor the first annual Castin’ N’ Catchin’ for CHD fishing tournament to be held on May 7, 2016 on Lake Guntersville in Jackson County, Alabama. The tournament will benefit the Pediatric & Congenital Heart Center of Alabama at Children’s Hospital in […]

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