Courtney A. Murray

Courtney Murray provides strategic counsel to clients responding to high-profile corporate crises and advises on government investigations and congressional oversight. She began her career at WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2019. Prior to rejoining the firm, Ms. Murray was a legal extern in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the US Department of State. 

While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Murray was a summer law clerk in the Criminal Division of the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. She also worked as a summer legal intern for the International Legal Foundation in New York. 

Prior to law school, Ms. Murray worked as a federal contractor at the US Department of State and a research intern for the Windham County Office of the Public Defender.

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  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2020

      Articles Editor, Columbia Law Review, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • MIA, Columbia University, 2020

    • BA, Middle Eastern Studies and International Comparative Studies, minor in Political Science, Duke University, 2015

      Highest Distinction
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia