Courtney Lynch focuses her practice on construction litigation. She serves clients at all levels of a project and in all phases of construction, with a focus on risk avoidance and dispute resolution. Courtney is a frequent contributor and co-manager of the Kilpatrick Townsend Construction Law Blog.

Prior to joining the firm, Courtney clerked in the Houston, Texas office of a well-established law firm in its construction practice section.

While attending law school, Courtney served as a judicial intern to the Honorable David Hittner and the Honorable Nancy F. Atlas in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. She was Assistant Managing Editor and Assistant Articles Editor of the South Texas Law Review and a member of the Board of Advocates. She served as President of the Women’s Law Society and as Vice President of the Real Estate and Construction Law Society.

Prior to launching her legal career, Courtney was a practicum student at Family to Family Network, an organization in Houston that empowers the families of children and young adults with disabilities as they navigate the complex education, health care, and social service systems. Courtney was also a Family Assistance Center Specialist for the Texas Military Forces State Family Program in Austin, Texas where she served as a part of a command support team that advised command on forming and operating their family readiness programs.

Courtney was recognized in 2022 as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for Construction Law and Construction Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®.


South Texas College of Law J.D. (2017) cum laude

University of Houston–Clear Lake M.S. (2014) Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Strayer University B.B.A. (2012) Marketing, magna cum laude


Texas (2017)

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (2019)

Professional & Community Activities

Society of Construction Law North America
     Board of Directors, Marketing and Communication Director (2019)

Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston
     Marketing Committee, Member (2018-2019)

CREW Houston - Commercial Real Estate Women
     CREW Careers - KIPP High Schools, Co-Chair (2019)
     Outreach Committee, Member (2017-2019)

South Texas College of Law Houston Young Alumni Council
     Event Planning Committee (2019)


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