As a personal injury attorney, Channika DeSilva has provided legal representation for numerous clients who were severely affected by exposure to toxic substances, efficiently recovering the financial compensation they were eligible for. She is specialized in environmental toxic tort law and her areas of practice include Occupational Disease and Social Security Disability as well. However, Channika DeSilva’s main professional focus is represented by asbestos exposure cases. With broad knowledge, impressive communication skills and a solid educational background, the lawyer has obtained compensation for asbestos victims from over 30 bankruptcy trust funds thus far.
Having earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Channika DeSilva subsequently received a Juris Doctor Degree from Birmingham School of Law. While she was pursuing the title of Juris Doctor, the lawyer was also working full-time as a legal assistant for Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris. Her admission to the Alabama State Bar ensued shortly after, in 2013. Channika DeSilva has worked in Social Security Disability Law and Mass Tort Litigation as well before joining Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. to dedicate her career to helping clients affected by asbestos exposure. Additionally, she is a member of the Alabama Association for Justice and of the Birmingham Bar Association.
Channika DeSilva considers her career to be extremely rewarding, as she has the opportunity to actively help people who need a voice. The attorney believes hard work, dedication and thorough research are fundamental aspects of her work which never fail to ensure the success of a complex case. Despite the enormous responsibility recovering compensation for asbestos victims entails, Channika DeSilva is always willing to go to great lengths for everyone who requests her legal assistance.