Courtney Weiner is an experienced and successful litigator on behalf of consumers.  She has honed her litigation skills in a variety of settings, ranging from the the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia to some of the top litigation firms in the country.  She has spent significant time in court arguing and trying cases.  Courtney regularly represents consumers against large companies in cases involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act, fraudulent foreclosure, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, including multiple summary judgment victories and a successful Seventh Circuit en banc petition.  She has also advised the Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust on issues affecting consumers around the country during her time at the U.S. Department of Justice and has sued big banks for the type of mortgage fraud that led to the financial crisis.  Courtney's years in private practice as a defense lawyer for corporate clients have given her valuable insights now that she is suing major companies on behalf of consumers.

Courtney was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015, 2017, and 2018.  While maintaining her active practice, she has taken a leadership role in the legal community.  Courtney is the founding Vice-Chair of Tzedek DC, a legal services organization for those in debt, and founded the DC Bar Litigation Section's Consumer Finance Committee. She has also served as a member of the American Bar Association House of Delegates, a Commissioner on the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence, a member of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, and co-chair of the DC Bar’s Litigation Section.  Courtney is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

Courtney graduated from Columbia Law School and Princeton University and is a native of Washington, D.C.


Education

Columbia Law School, J.D. 2006, 
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Princeton University, A.B. 2001,
Magna cum Laude

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Maryland
New York
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
District of the District of Columbia
District of Maryland
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Recognition

Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015, 2017, and 2018  

Professional and Community Activities: 

Tzedek DC
Founding Vice-Chair (2016 – present)
Consumer Finance Committee, DC Bar Litigation Section
    Founder and Co-Chair (2016) 
ABA Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
Member (2017 – present)
ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence
     Commissioner (2014 – 2017) 
DC Bar Foundation Young Lawyers Network
     Co-Chair (2014 – 2016)
ABA House of Delegates - DC Bar
     Under-35 Representative (2013 –2015)
DC Bar Litigation Section
     Co-Chair (2014 – 2015)
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Washington Council of Lawyers
Women’s Bar Association of DC