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Courtney is the former vice chair of our Insurance Recovery Group and the former Hiring Partner for the Pittsburgh office. Courtney handles jury, non-jury and arbitrations on behalf of policyholders under a broad range of insurance policies, including directors and officers liability, professional liability, cyber liability, commercial general liability, products liability, employment practices liability, fidelity and surety bond, crime, and fiduciary liability. She litigates in state and federal courts throughout the U.S., and in domestic and international arbitrations. Representative clients that Courtney has represented in litigation include PNC Bank, N.A., Santander Holdings, U.S.A., AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, Wabtec Corporation, Cassady Pierce, and Federated Investors, Inc.


  • Harvard Law School, 1993, J.D., cum laude
  • Bryn Mawr College, 1988, A.B., Economics and the Russian language, magna cum laude

  • Pennsylvania

  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Insurance Law, 2007-2020
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers® Women in the Law, March 2017

Civic & Charitable Affiliations

  • Pittsburgh Public Theater – Board of Trustees; Member, Executive Committee

In the News

  • 29 September 2015 “Axis Bid to Escape $25M PNC Coverage Called Premature” Law360
  • 1 February 2015 “Derivative litigation prompts some firms to reconsider Side A coverage” Business Insurance
  • 24 June 2014 “Insurers On Hook For $30M Of PNC Overdraft Deals: Judge” Law360
  • 9 April 2014 “Santander Dismisses $20M Coverage Suit Over Row With BNY” Law360
  • 14 June 2011 “Mutual Fund Co. Battles Insurers For More Than $25M” Law360