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April L. Watson

April L. Watson

April L. Watson practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation and products liability. She represents clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Louisiana and in multi-district litigation. Ms. Watson has been involved in a number of trials, representing clients from a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, manufacturers, distributors, insurance, and construction.

Ms. Watson serves as President of the Board of Directors for Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Orleans.  She also serves on the Louisiana Bar Association's Children's Law Committee, and served for six years as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Association for Women Attorneys.  In 2014, Ms. Watson was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award.  In 2017, City Business recognized April Watson as an Honoree for Leadership in Law.  The publication recognized 50 leaders in the legal industry. Lawyers were selected based on success in their practices, contributions to the community and impact on New Orleans' legal industry. Ms. Watson was also honored in 2018 by City Business as a Woman of the Year. 

Ms. Watson earned her undergraduate degree from California Lutheran University and her law degree from Loyola School of Law, where she was a recipient of the Loyola Law Dean’s Scholarship. She also earned a certificate in international law, and studied law in Vienna, Austria, Budapest, Hungary, and San Jose, Costa Rica.

She is a member of the New Orleans, Louisiana State and Federal Bar Associations. 

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Contact Information

New Orleans Office
400 Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Direct: (504) 582-1506
Office: (504) 582-1500
Fax: (504) 582-1555

Email: awatson@sessions-law.com

Practice Areas


  • California

    San Diego

    1545 Hotel Circle South
    Suite 150
    San Diego, California 92108-3426

    T: (619) 758-1891
    F: (619) 296-2013

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  • Colorado

    Fort Collins

    645 Stonington Lane
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80525-8286

    T: (970) 223-4420
    F: (970) 223-4490

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  • Florida


    3350 Buschwood Park Dr. Suite 195
    Tampa, Florida 33618

    T: (813) 890-2460
    F: (866) 466-3140

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  • Georgia


    5229 Roswell Road

    Atlanta, Georgia 30342

    T: (678) 403-0203
    F: (866) 466-3140

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  • Illinois


    141 W. Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, Illinois 60604

    T: (312) 578-0990
    F: (312) 578-0991

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  • Louisiana


    Lakeway Two
    Suite 200
    Metairie, Louisiana 70002-7227

    T: (504) 828-3700
    F: (504) 828-3737

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    New Orleans

    400 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

    T: (504) 582-1500
    F: (504) 582-1555

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  • New Jersey


    3 Cross Creek Drive
    Flemington, New Jersey 08822-4938

    T: (908) 237-1660
    F: (908) 237-1663

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  • New York


    Sheridan Meadows Corporate Park - South
    Williamsville, New York 14221-4800

    T: (716) 636-5178
    F: (716) 625-7497

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  • Pennsylvania


    3682 Green Ridge Road
    Furlong, Pennsylvania 18925

    T: (267) 544-0840
    F: (267) 935-7382

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  • Texas


    Founders Square
    Dallas, Texas 75202

    T: (214) 741-3001
    F: (214) 741-3055

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