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Courtney D. Carter Partner

Phone: (312) 634-1263
Fax: (312) 460-8299
Email: ccarter@cyp-law.com
Assistant Name: Cherie Emling
Assistant Phone: (312) 458-1600
Courtney joined Chilton Yambert Porter in 2007 and was elected partner in 2009. She focuses primarily on defending toxic tort claims in state and federal courts throughout the United States on behalf of Fortune 500 companies. Courtney has also successfully litigated commercial claims on behalf of businesses and individuals.

In addition to being a skilled civil litigator, Courtney has extensive appellate experience and has several reported cases to her credit. She has briefed and argued cases before Illinois Appellate Courts, the Illinois Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, including an en banc oral argument in Gardner v. Barnett, 199 F.3d 915 (7th Cir. 1999), won December 10, 1999.

Practice Areas

Appellate & Legal Issues, Commercial Litigation, General Negligence, Toxic Tort Law

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois (1997)
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois (1999)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (2001)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar (2009)

Education

  • J.D. Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1997
  • B.S. University of Maryland, 1991

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
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