Courtney A. Murphy
Courtney A. Murphy
Practice AreasRailroad Law
Courtney A. Murphy is a Member in Burns White’s Pittsburgh office. Ms. Murphy focuses her practice on Discovery and E-Discovery topics within the Railroad Law space.
Ms. Murphy has extensive experience in electronic discovery, having worked at several large law firms as an e-discovery attorney prior to joining Burns White. In her previous roles, Ms. Murphy counseled clients and case teams on preservation and collection methodologies, data assessment, review workflows, and document production processes, and developed and conducted trainings for legal and technological topics. Her hands-on experience ranges from on-site collection and review of hard copy documents to the administration of advanced analytics and Continuous Active Learning (CAL) across very large data sets.
Ms. Murphy monitors industry trends and developments to support strategic planning in the discovery space. She has spoken at Relativity Fest and ILTACON on e-discovery and effective communication in the legal technology space, and has published articles on similar topics.
Ms. Murphy received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Arts from the University of Pittsburgh, with a focus in stage management.
Ms. Murphy is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.
Areas of Law
- Railroad Law
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., 2007)
- University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 2003)
- Relativity Certified Administrator, 2016
- Relativity Certified Review Specialist, 2015
Bar and Court Admissions
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
- District of Columbia
Accolades & Involvement
- United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
- Committees: Tocqueville, Bridges
- Relativity User Group Pittsburgh Steering Committee
- Humane Animal Rescue, Foster Volunteer
- Generation E-Discovery: How Baby Boomers, Gen X-ers, and Millennials Work Together (or Apart) in Today’s E-Discovery Landscape, Relativity Fest 9, October 2018
- Closing the Gap Between IT and Attorneys to Solve Client Problems, ILTACON, August 2018
- The Hybrid Expert: Leveraging the Power of Lawyer-Technologists in E-Discovery, Relativity Gest 7, October 2016
- “Virtual Meetings Could Be Fertile Ground for Legal Discovery,” Law 360, May 2020
- “Attorneys Face Challenges to Putting E-Discovery Knowledge to Practice Use,” The Legal Intelligencer, March 2020