Courtney’s passion for the law shines through in every aspect of how she represents and fights for her clients.
Courtney’s experience as a criminal intelligence analyst gives her a unique approach to litigation, helping her analyze large amounts of data efficiently and accurately and apply that data in creative ways.
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. With experience in class action litigation, products liability and business torts, 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. 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 member of Stinson's ESI committee, Courtney is dedicated to developing e-discovery approaches and strategies tailored to her client’s needs.
Courtney has extensive e-discovery experience and has acted as a lead associate managing discovery in complex, multimillion dollar disputes, securities investigations, and class action litigation. Her experience includes the use of technology-assisted review to manage her document review team.
She currently the lead associate representing her client against class action law suits pending in federal courts nationwide and has acted as the lead associate in multiple $100 million dollar disputes involving power outages at refineries.
Courtney is currently the lead associate in multiple large complex 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 multimillion dollar antitrust dispute and is currently representing another client in a large multimillion dollar international antitrust dispute.
She 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.
Before attending law school, Courtney worked as a criminal intelligence analyst assisting in the investigation and prevention of matters threatening public security.
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- Press Release11.01.2016
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
- 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
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2019
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2016
- Washington University Law Review, senior editor
University of Missouri, B.A., cum laude, 2013