Courtney is an associate in the firm’s Product Liability Practice.

Before coming to Shook, Courtney clerked for the Honorable Evelyn Padin of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, where she assisted in managing Judge Padin’s civil cases, including class actions, product liability, securities fraud, and civil rights claims. Prior to her clerkship, Courtney was a class action associate in a large global law firm, where she drafted dispositive and trial motions and prepared legal memorandum for use in product liability and class action matters. 

Courtney earned her J.D. cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where she was a senior executive editor for the Washington University Law Review. She also received the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Graduate Award, which is awarded to the graduating law student who contributes to the advancement of women and earns the respect of the dean and law faculty. In addition, Courtney represented a pro bono client before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals as a student attorney in the law school’s Appellate Clinic. 

Courtney earned her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Millikin University, where she was awarded the Alice Ambrose Lazerowitz Award for Excellence in Philosophy and the Handler Award for Excellence in Music.