Courtney L. Mitchell solves problems and provides legal guidance on business and employment contract disputes and copyright infringement claims for her clients.
Coming from a diverse background including education, estate planning, and varied organizations in the private sector, Courtney has the unique perspective to understand her clients’ business and enjoys developing creative solutions to meet their needs. Her determination and attention to detail give her an advantage as she enjoys finding the one needle in a haystack that makes all the difference in a case.
Courtney earned her J.D. at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and also served as an extern to the Honorable William J. Rea at the Central District Court in Los Angeles. After gaining valuable experience in local businesses and public charter schools for over a decade, Courtney combines her insights and legal knowledge for a well-rounded approach to her work.
- Defended the firm’s clients against a million dollar judgment in a business competition case, avoiding all liability.
- Secured a mid-six-figure settlement for clients in a post-termination employment and contract-related lawsuit against a major insurance agency in which the firm’s clients were the defendants.
- Represented a client in a costly post-judgment bond pending appeal in a major real estate litigation case and successfully protected the client’s assets.
- Successfully defended on all counts a motion for summary judgment, keeping a case alive in which the firm’s client could realistically win an eight-figure verdict on a breach of consulting contract and fraud claim.
- Researched, shaped, and drafted arguments and briefs in two copyright cases pending before the Ninth Circuit, each of which could significantly impact legal precedent related to internet-based infringements.
- University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, J.D.
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California