Courtney is a J.D. candidate for the Class of 2009 at Cornell Law School. She spent the summer of 2007 as a legal intern for the Pro Se Office of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to attending law school, Courtney was a consultant at Deloitte Consulting LLP in Chicago, Illinois, working on projects involving leadership change, training and communications for Fortune 500 companies. Courtney graduated from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Education and Social Policy.