Courtney practices with the restructuring and insolvency legal team and has significant experience handling complex legal issues that arise in reorganizations, liquidations, financial restructuring, and adversary proceeding litigation. Her practice focuses on representing secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 proceedings. She also has extensive experience representing parties seeking to recover or defend against preferential and fraudulent transfers.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Courtney served for 3 years as the primary law clerk to the Honorable Chief Judge Lewis M. Killian, Jr., and the Honorable Chief Judge Karen K. Specie of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida. Before that, she served as legislative intern to Representative Thomas Grady in the Florida House of Representatives.
Representation of secured and unsecured lenders in complex bankruptcy proceedings.
Representation of secured and unsecured lenders in state and federal court litigation.
Representation of major telecommunications service provider in commercial disputes.
Representation of several large lending institutions in consumer financial services litigation, including large complex cases involving debt collection disputes.
Advising national transportation company on complex debtor/creditor matters.
National bankruptcy counsel for leading financial institution regarding mortgage, servicing, and loss mitigation matters.
Named to "Florida Rising Stars," Bankruptcy: Consumer, Bankruptcy: Business, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, Thomson Reuters, 2017
Named to Florida’s “Legal Elite Up & Comers list,” Florida Trend magazine, 2016-2017
Advisory Board Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Alexander L. Paskay Seminar on Bankruptcy Law and Practice
Member, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
Member, Business Law Section, Florida Bar Association
Member, Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
Member, Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association
Volunteer, Legal Aid Foundation, Tallahassee Bar Association, Inc.