Biography

Courtney Finerty-Stelzner is an associate in the firm's litigation department, where she represents clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters. From 2013 to 2014, Ms. Finerty-Stelzner served as a law clerk to the Hon. Raymond J. Dearie of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Representative Matters

Serving on the Monitoring Team for the Newark Police Division, led by Peter C. Harvey, responsible for overseeing the NPD’s compliance with a Consent Decree issued by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Representing a European bank in connection with an industry-wide investigation into alleged manipulation of a benchmark rate for interest-rate swaps and options.

Representing a large publishing company in a putative class action filed by authors concerning payments of royalties.

Representing pro bono clients in federal court fair housing litigation for discriminatory treatment by their landlord.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York

Publications

  • "Being Gay in Kenya: The Implications of Kenya's New Constitution for its Anti-Sodomy Laws," 45 Cornell Int'l L.J. 431 (2012)