Burr & Forman

Kristen Peters Watson

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  • J.D., magna cum laude, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, 2011
  • B.A., Spanish and History, University of Virginia, (2007)

Alabama

North Carolina

New Jersey

Wisconsin

  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Western District of Wisconsin

  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation (2022)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Consumer Law (2017-2020)
  • About Town Magazine's "Trailblazers" (2018)
  • Writing Editor of the Cumberland Law Review at Cumberland School of Law
  • Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow
  • Junior League of Birmingham
  • Kid One Transport Jr. Board, past President

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Services

Commercial / Corporate Litigation Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Financial Institution Disputes

Industries

Financial Institutions

Kristen’s practice is focused on a wide range of consumer finance issues. She represents financial institutions such as banks, auto finance companies, credit card companies, debt buyers/collectors, and mortgage lenders.

She is experienced with claims involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Truth-in-Lending Act, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.

Kristen also does compliance work. She is a contributing author for the Consumer Finance Litigation Blog, and she previously contributed to the firm’s Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Update.

Kristen is a partner in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice group.