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Courtney M. Beemer






Courtney M. Beemer concentrates her practice in personal injury matters, with particular expertise in complex motion practice and strategic planning in both state and federal cases. She has assisted in obtaining over $100 million in verdicts and settlements for the firm's clients.

Courtney previously worked as a commercial litigator in a large Chicago-based law firm. She also has extensive judicial clerkship experience, having served as a law clerk for three federal judges and externed for a fourth.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Federal Tort Claims Act
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit


  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
    • B.S.F.S.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Published Works

  • Contributing author, Chapter 10 (“Fact Discovery”), Medical Malpractice 2018 Supplement, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE®)
  • Co-author, “Living in a Material World: The Evolution, Purpose, and Future of Material Adverse Change Clauses,” Bloomberg Law Reports: Mergers & Acquisitions, Vol. 2, No. 25 (2008)
  • Co-author, “Creative Drafting of Arbitration Clauses: Resurrecting Arbitration’s Benefits by Moving Beyond the Boilerplate,” Bloomberg Law Reports, Vol. 2, No. 37 (2008)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association