Courtney’s passion for the law shines through in every aspect of how she represents and fights for her clients.

Overview

Courtney’s experience as a criminal intelligence analyst gives her a unique approach to litigation, helping her analyze large amounts of complex data efficiently and accurately and apply that data in creative ways. She focuses her practice on complex, tort-based litigation and has successfully briefed and argued dispositive motions in multi-million dollar antitrust cases and acted as second chair in a two-week, $20 million jury trial.  After this trial, the judge noted that Courtney's cross examination of the opposing party was one of the most effective parts of the entire trial.

Whether it be products liability, business torts, or class action litigation, Courtney works to investigate all aspects of a case thoroughly, immersing herself in the facts and the law to develop themes and find solutions for clients.  Courtney’s practice focuses on tort-based complex litigation across a broad-array of industries, including power plants, electrical companies, the roofing industry, aviation, natural gas, and life insurance.  Regardless of the subject area, Courtney has demonstrated the ability to present information and themes in creative ways, tailored to her audience – whether that be a judge, a jury, or her client. 

Clients also rely on Courtney’s ability to efficiently sort through large amounts of data to manage large-scale document reviews, in a way that best balances goals of accuracy and efficiency. As a founding member of Stinson's e-discovery committee, Courtney is dedicated to developing e-discovery approaches and strategies tailored to her client’s needs.

Experience

Before attending law school, Courtney worked as a criminal intelligence analyst assisting in the investigation and prevention of matters threatening public security

Courtney has extensive e-discovery experience and has acted as a lead associate managing discovery in complex, multi-million dollar disputes and securities investigations, including the use of technology-assisted review tools.

She has acted as the lead associate in multiple $100 million dollar disputes involving power outages at refineries and is currently the lead associate representing her client against class action law suits pending in federal courts nationwide.

Courtney is currently the lead associate in multiple large products liability cases on behalf of power plants and other manufacturers.

Courtney also serves her power company clients in a variety of other ways, including disputes with solar developers.

Courtney successfully briefed and argued against summary judgment on behalf of her client in a multi-million dollar antitrust dispute and is currently representing another client in a large multi-million dollar international antitrust dispute.

During law school Courtney interned with the litigation division of the Missouri Office of the Attorney General and the United States Attorney's Office in St. Louis and served as a judicial clerk for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission.

Recognitions

Recognitions

Recipient of the William M. Pomerantz Trial Award, Washington University School of Law, 2016

Recipient of the Barbara and Michael Newmark Scholar in Law Award, Washington University School of Law, 2016

Recipient of the Public Service Certificate, Washington University School of Law, 2016

Practices & Industries

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2016
  • Kansas, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2016  
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, 2018

Education

Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2016

  •  Washington University Law Review, senior editor

University of Missouri, B.A., cum laude, 2013

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