Emily Walters was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2015 and joined Watkins & Eager in 2017.  During law school, Emily was the Executive Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, the nation's oldest law review dedicated exclusively to the art of trial advocacy.

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2022-24, Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
  • Named as one of Birmingham’s Rising Star Lawyers for 2018 by the Birmingham Business Journal
  • Scholar of Merit Recipient (Business Organizations; Government Regulation of Business; Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts)
  • Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow
  • Women in Law Society

Community & Professional

  • The Birmingham Bar Association
  • The Alabama Bar
  • Grace House Ministries Junior Board Member
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute


Juris Doctorcum laude, Cumberland School of Law, May 2015

Bachelor's Degree: Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, The University of Alabama, May 2012