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Courtney Chadwell


Contact Information

212-608-8901, 212-608-8902
Manhattan Office
101 Greenwich Street, 14th Floor
New York, New York, 10006


Ms. Chadwell specializes in civil rights litigation, with particular expertise in cases brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983. Her practice focuses on claims arising from the New York City foster care system. She also handles complex personal injury cases involving group homes, nursing homes, daycares, and similar entities.

While in law school, Ms. Chadwell served as an intern for several anti-domestic violence organizations including the Pace Women's Justice Center Family Court Legal Program.

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyer's Association
Areas of Practice

Civil Rights

Insurance Defense

Municipal Liability


Personal Injury

School District Liability



Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
LL.M, Comparative Constitutional Theory, 2011

Pace University School of Law
J.D., 2009

Wright State University
B.A., Women's Studies, 2006

Bar Admissions

New York, 2012

United States District Court, Southern District of New York

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York