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Courtney Herz

Litigation Attorney at Manchester, NH

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Courtney’s practice encompasses a wide variety of civil litigation matters, working with individuals and companies of all sizes. In particular, she has represented clients in employment litigation and administrative proceedings, close corporation shareholder disputes, petitions to partition real property, and commercial disputes. Courtney has appeared before the New Hampshire Department of Labor; New Hampshire Supreme, Superior, District, and Family Division Courts; and the United States District Courts for the District of New Hampshire and the Southern District of New York. Courtney has practiced with Sheehan Phinney since 2005, and has served as the firm’s Director of Associate Development since 2013.

 

Sample Matters:

  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a New Hampshire business that had been defamed by a competitor. The New Hampshire Superior Court’s order also found that the competitor’s actions violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act (entitling the business to recover its attorneys’ fees) and that the competitor’s rival Consumer Protection Act and antitrust claims against the business were without merit.
  • Secured an order from the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, dismissing the antitrust and Consumer Protection Act claims of a competitor against a New Hampshire company.
  • Successfully represented a New Hampshire-based landowner in a complex quiet title matter involving more than twenty potentially interested parties and claims to the property.
  • Following briefing and oral argument, obtained an order from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, dismissing a Complaint alleging age and disability discrimination in employment.
  • Successfully defended a New Hampshire business against a six-figure wage claim, prevailing at the Department of Labor and defending the appeals to the New Hampshire Superior and Supreme Courts.
  • With Sheehan Phinney partner Bob Lucic, represented a minority shareholder in a closely held New Hampshire corporation in obtaining a favorable settlement in a breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit.
  • Successfully represented multiple landowners in connection with obtaining partition of their interests in New Hampshire real property from the properties’ co-owners.
  • After a seven-day hearing, with Sheehan Phinney partner Mike Dunn, obtained a favorable order from the New Hampshire Family Division on a post-divorce parenting matter.
Licensed for 17 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2012
Updated 06/06/2022
State NH
Status Active
Acquired 2005
Updated 07/30/2010

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Courtney

Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA
1000 Elm Street
Manchester, NH, 03101

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Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Director of Associate Development
  • Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, PA
  • 2013 - Present
  • Shareholder
  • Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, PA
  • 2012 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, PA
  • 2005 - 2011
  • Director
  • Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Warren & Forest Counties, Pennsylvania
  • 2000 - 2002
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Education

  • Cornell Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • Tufts University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000

Associations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Committee on Cooperation with the Courts
  • 2015 - Present
  • New Hampshire Women's Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • The Acting Loft
  • Board of Directors
  • 2010 - 2015
  • New Hampshire Children's Trust
  • Secretary
  • 2009 - 2014
  • New Hampshire Children's Trust
  • Board Member
  • 2006 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Rising Star - Business Litigation
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Star - Business LItigation
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star - Business Litigation
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star - Business Litigation
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Kimon S. Zachos Pro Bono Achievement Award
  • Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, PA
  • 2011
  • Rising Star - Business Litigation
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
  • Cornell Law School
  • 2004
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Speaking Engagements

  • Public Sector Labor and Employment Law Review and Update
  • How to Successfully Defend Unemployment Claims
  • 2014
  • Labor and Employment Law Review and Update
  • What HR Professionals Need to Know About the Unemployment System
  • 2014
  • Employment Law from A to Z in New Hampshire
  • At Will Employment and Personnel Records
  • 2009
  • Understanding and Complying With the Ever-Changing Employment and Labor Laws in New Hampshire
  • At Will Employment and Personnel Records
  • 2008
  • Labor and Employment Law Review and Update
  • What Employers Should Know About I-9 Employee Verification Requirements
  • 2007
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"Courtney is an extremely professional, courteous and capable lawyer. She balances strong advocacy with a reasonable approach to dispute resolution. I highly recommend her as a litigator."

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Manchester Litigation Lawyer Courtney Herz
Courtney Herz
Litigation Attorney
Manchester, NH
Licensed for 17 years