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Channika DeSilva Gonzalez

Channika DeSilva Gonzalez

Personal Injury and Environmental Lawyer
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Birmingham, AL
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Attorney Biography

Channika DeSilva is an attorney focused on environmental toxic tort law who has successfully assisted and represented numerous clients in their asbestos cases throughout Alabama.

With a solid educational background, impressive knowledge and relevant professional experience, she has obtained substantial financial compensation from over 30 trust funds for people whose health was severely affected by neglectful or intentional occupational exposure to asbestos.

Although her areas of practice include Social Security Disability, Occupational Disease and Toxic Exposure as well, the primary focus of Channika DeSilva’s career is asbestos exposure cases.

The lawyer received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and subsequently obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Birmingham School of Law while working full-time as a legal assistant for Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris. In 2013, Channika DeSilva was admitted to the Alabama State Bar. Before dedicating her professional endeavors to representing asbestos victims, she worked in Mass Tort Litigation and Social Security Disability Law. She is also a member of the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama Association for Justice.

Channika DeSilva is a very driven attorney who is permanently bound to achieve the most satisfactory outcomes for her clients and recounts that her passion for helping people who needed a voice was sparked in high school. She was on the debate team and especially enjoyed partaking in policy debates involving teams of two advocates competing against each other.

The attorney believes hard work, thorough research, and dedication are the most important aspects of toxic exposure litigation cases, as representing injured people entails great responsibility. Channika DeSilva is licensed to practice in the Northern District of Alabama and is currently affiliated with Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. in Birmingham.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury (50%)
Environmental Law (50%)

Résumé - Channika DeSilva Gonzalez

Bar Licenses

Alabama State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Associate Attorney - Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.

Associate Attorney - Alexander Shunnarah Law Firm

Associate Attorney - Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris

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Birmingham School of Law
Birmingham School of Law

George Washington University
George Washington University
B.A, History / Anthropology

University of Alabama, Birmingham
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Bachelor of Arts

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Alabama State Bar

Alabama Association for Justice

United States Court of Federal Claims

Birmingham Bar Association

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Awards & Honors

Key Asset in Administrative Support
US. News & World Report – Best Law Firms in America

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Channika DeSilva Gonzalez
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
2160 Highland Ave
Birmingham, AL 35205
Office: 205-328-9200
Office: 202-903-0727

Secondary Address:
2101 L Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

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