Courtney Peterson is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Client Service Group, and handles litigation involving complex business transactions, commercial contract disputes, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, securities, employment disputes and fiduciary duties of trustees and executors. Ms. Peterson regularly represents clients in state and federal proceedings, as well as in Surrogate’s Court proceedings, in both New York and New Jersey.
Ms. Peterson’s experience encompasses all aspects of litigation, including case strategy; discovery plans; witness preparation and depositions; negotiating settlements and drafting settlement agreements; and researching and drafting complex dispositive and non-dispositive motions, pleadings and appellate briefs, including civil matters such as claims of breach of contract, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, tortious interference, unjust enrichment, conversion, violations of state and federal statutes, including deceptive trade practices and consumer protection statutes. Ms. Peterson has also had experience representing clients in mediation proceedings.
Ms. Peterson is an active member of the New York Office’s Recruiting Committee and Lawyers of Color Affinity Group.