Amie L. Courtney

Area of Emphasis

Amie Courtney is an associate in the Public Sector Services and Energy & Natural Resources groups of Babst Calland. Ms. Courtney’s practice focuses on municipal law and land use law with concentration in general municipal issues, including land use and development, zoning matters, the Right-to-Know Law, real estate, and code enforcement.

Ms. Courtney also counsels various clients on oil, gas and mineral-related transaction matters as they relate to title issues and opinions.

Background

Ms. Courtney earned her B.S. in Biology from Slippery Rock University and her M.F.S. in Forensic Science from The George Washington University. She earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from Duquesne University School of Law, which she attended on a full merit scholarship. At Duquesne, Ms. Courtney was a staff member of the Duquesne Law Review. She was also the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Contract, Constitutional Law and Environmental Law and several scholarships from the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Environmental and Energy Law sections. While in law school, Ms. Courtney interned under the Honorable Terrence F. McVerry of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Courtney is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania as well as before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Courtney is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and participates in the Association’s Environmental and Energy Law and Municipal and School Solicitors sections. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania and American Bar associations.