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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 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
201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3815
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170

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

Email: awatson@sessions-law.com


Practice Areas


Headquartered in New Orleans, Servicing Clients Throughout the Nation

  • 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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    Los Angeles

    1171 Klose Lane
    Fullerton, California 92833

    T: 657-445-6089
    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

    Tampa

    3350 Buschwood Park Dr. Suite 195
    Tampa, Florida 33618

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

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  • Georgia

    Atlanta

    14 Coopers Glen Drive SW
    Mableton, Georgia 30126-2584

    T: (678) 209-7492
    F: (877) 480-5639

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  • Illinois

    Chicago

    120 South LaSalle Street
    Suite 1960
    Chicago, Illinois 60603-3561

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

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  • Louisiana

    Metairie

    Lakeway Two
    Suite 200
    Metairie, Louisiana 70002-7227

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

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    New Orleans

    201 St. Charles Avenue
    Suite 3815
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70170

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

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  • New Jersey

    Flemington

    3 Cross Creek Drive
    Flemington, New Jersey 08822-4938

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

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  • New York

    Buffalo

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

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

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  • Ohio

    Cleveland

    15 E. Summit St.
    Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022-2709

    T: (440) 318-1073
    F: (216) 359-0049

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  • Texas

    Dallas

    Founders Square
    Dallas, Texas 75202

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

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