Courtney A. Murray

Senior Associate

Courtney A. 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 and as an associate in 2021. Prior to rejoining the firm as an associate, she was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Kenneth M. Karas of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

In law school, Ms. Murray was a legal extern in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the US Department of State, a summer law clerk in the Criminal Division of the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, and a summer legal intern for the International Legal Foundation in New York. Prior to law school, she worked as a program assistant at a federal government contracting company, and as research intern for the Windham County Office of the Public Defender. 

  • Environmental Defender Romina Picolotti on Climate Justice and Human Rights

    WilmerHale’s podcast, In the Public Interest, welcomes renowned environmental activist and former Argentine Secretary of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Romina Picolotti, who speaks with WilmerHale Senior Associate Kelsey Quigley and Counsel Jessica Lutkenhaus. This episode focuses on the important intersection of climate justice and human rights.

    April 28, 2022
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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

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Kenneth M. Karas, US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2022 - 2023



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