Kayleigh J. Watson Associate




Kayleigh Watson handles a wide range of litigation matters for the firm’s clients. She has experience in civil defense, including product liability, contractual, premises liability, financial securities, real estate, and professional malpractice litigation. Kayleigh represents individuals, companies and professionals at all levels in the Texas courts. She provides innovative legal strategies and successfully litigates matters within designated time frames and budgets. 

In addition, Kayleigh has litigated deceptive trade practices, embezzlement, fraud and contract cases, helping her clients negotiate in business disputes by guiding them past personal, business and reputational risks. She also defends claims for broker-dealers, investment advisers, insurance agents, lawyers and real estate professionals, among others. She handles cases involving errors and omissions insurance, miscellaneous professional liability insurance, and other forms of coverage. Kayleigh provides all associated services, such as litigation, practice, and risk management, regulatory, investigations and ethics, associations and networks, and transactional matters.

Serving large and small clients, Kayleigh is adept at selecting a preferred approach, from litigation, arbitration and mediation through the appeals process. Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Kayleigh was a structured settlement broker responsible for evaluating liability, medical malpractice and commercial cases for possible structured settlement annuities.

Representative Matters

Breach of contract: Obtained summary judgment for real estate agent and brokerage in action by plaintiff for breach of contract. Court of Appeals Fifth District of Texas at Dallas upheld summary judgment on appeal.

Breach of contract / fraud: Obtained summary judgment for real estate agent in action by plaintiff for fraud and breach of contract.

FINRA: Obtained favorable settlement for registered representative and broker/dealer in multi-million dollar security cases alleging fraud and violations of state and federal securities law.