C. Chadwel;

Courtney Chadwell


Contact Information

Manhattan Office
101 Greenwich Street, 14th Floor
New York, New York, 10006


Ms. Chadwell is an experienced civil rights litigator with a focus on claims asserted pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983. She specializes in cases involving the New York City foster care system, private group homes, daycares, and schools.

While in law school, Ms. Chadwell participated in the Pace Women's Justice Center Family Court Legal Program. Working under a student practice order, she represented survivors of intimate partner violence at ex parte hearings in the White Plains and Yonkers Family Courts. She subsequently obtained her Master of Laws with a thesis on the practical and legal implications of regulating the behavior of pregnant people.

Professional Affiliations

National Lawyers Guild

Relevant Accomplishments / Civic Engagements

Certified Legal Observer, National Lawyers Guild

Areas of Practice

Civil Rights

Insurance Defense

Municipal Liability

School District Liability


LL.M in Comparative Legal Thought, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2011

J.D., Pace University School of Law, 2009

Bar Admissions

State of New York, 2012

Southern District of New York, 2015

Eastern District of New York, 2015