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 regularly counsels construction clients during active and ongoing projects, working closely with executive teams to determine best-actions from both a business and legal frame of reference.
Courtney has handled a wide variety of construction litigation matters in both the private and public sectors. She has extensive experience drafting and litigating mechanic’s liens, payment and performance bonds, and bonds to indemnify against liens. She recognizes the financial pressures experienced by the construction industry and the importance of securing a contractor’s right to payment. Courtney works in partnership with clients to understand their unique drivers, goals, and priorities prior to and during litigation.
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/Co-Founder 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 and 2023 as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for Construction Law and Construction Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®. She was recognized as a Texas "Rising Star" in 2023 for Construction Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.
Insights View All
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
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (2019)
Society of Construction Law North America
Board of Directors, Conference Manager (2022)
Board of Directors, Vice Chair (2020-2022)
Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston
Marketing Committee, Member (2018-2019)
LOGIC Committee (Ladies Operating for Growth in Construction), Member (2020-2021)
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)
While we are pleased to have you contact us by telephone, surface mail, electronic mail, or by facsimile transmission, contacting Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP or any of its attorneys does not create an attorney-client relationship. The formation of an attorney-client relationship requires consideration of multiple factors, including possible conflicts of interest. An attorney-client relationship is formed only when both you and the Firm have agreed to proceed with a defined engagement.
DO NOT CONVEY TO US ANY INFORMATION YOU REGARD AS CONFIDENTIAL UNTIL A FORMAL CLIENT-ATTORNEY RELATIONSHIP HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED.
If you do convey information, you recognize that we may review and disclose the information, and you agree that even if you regard the information as highly confidential and even if it is transmitted in a good faith effort to retain us, such a review does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could be used against you.