Meet Hailey Watts

Hailey Watts, Attorney 

Hailey Watts brings her passion for justice and knowledge of personal injury, mass torts, harmful pharmaceuticals, and commercial litigation to each case she handles. Born and raised in Texas, Hailey’s journey from Corpus Christi to San Antonio, and then to The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Business, has shaped her understanding and commitment to her community. Her law degree from The University of Texas School of Law, completed in May 2022, is testament to her dedication to legal excellence.

During her academic tenure, Hailey’s work in the Actual Innocence Clinic and as an advanced student attorney in the Children’s Rights Clinic honed her skills in advocating for the wrongfully convicted and for children in DFPS cases. These experiences, coupled with internships at the Texas Office of the Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Unit and the Travis County District Attorney’s Office’s Child Abuse Unit, solidified her resolve to fight for those who have endured injustice.

Joining Watts Law Firm LLP in 2023, Hailey brings her commitment to personal injury law and her deep-rooted desire to help victims of sexual assault and empower individuals facing adversity. Her work ethic, honed through her diverse internships and her academic rigor, positions her as a formidable ally for her clients. Hailey’s role at Watts Law Firm LLP goes beyond traditional legal representation; she embodies the firm’s ethos of empowering voices and effecting societal change.

Embracing the Future of Mass Torts, Artificial Intelligence and Legal Ethics

Hailey’s engagement with cutting-edge legal issues, such as the implications of artificial intelligence and legal ethics, demonstrates her forward-thinking approach. Her recent speaking engagements have included topics such as “Paper, Search Terms, ESI, TAR & Artificial Intelligence” and “Professionalism Implications Associated with Artificial Intelligence,” which includes subtopics on the “Potential Applications of AI for MDLs and attorneys,” “Future MDL’s and litigation issues resulting from use of AI technology,” and the ethical considerations of such. Hailey has proved herself invaluable in navigating the evolving ethical and technological landscapes of mass tort litigation.

At Watts Law Firm LLP, her deep dive into the ethical implications and practical applications of AI in mass tort litigation reflects the firm’s dedication to leading-edge legal strategies. Her presentations on AI and professionalism in law highlight the evolving challenges and opportunities in the legal field, underscoring her role in guiding the firm and its clients through the complexities of modern legal landscapes. This forward-thinking approach aligns perfectly with the firm’s mission to embrace progressive solutions and advocate for justice in an ever-changing world.

In her personal life, Hailey loves to travel, support the Longhorns, and enjoy outdoor activities with her husband and their dog, Chunk. At Watts Law Firm LLP, Hailey Watts is not just an attorney; she’s a trailblazer, a compassionate advocate, and a relentless fighter for justice, embodying the firm’s mission to challenge the powerful and protect the innocent.

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Mikal Watts

Written on behalf of Mikal Watts, and reviewed by Watts Law Firm LLP

Mikal C. Watts is Board-Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Martindale-Hubbel AV Rated Lawyer.