Courtney C. Barbacane

Courtney C. Barbacane


Courtney C. Barbacane is a seasoned trial attorney defending doctors, hospitals, and long-term care facilities in medical malpractice and professional liability matters throughout state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is Of Counsel at Burns White and based out of the Philadelphia office.

With experience in both initiating and defending claims, Ms. Barbacane brings to her healthcare practice at the firm a comprehensive understanding of legal strategies and issues relevant to both sides of the law. She has a background in handling complex personal injury actions involving medical and nursing malpractice.

Ms. Barbacane received a Medical School Lawyers Certificate from the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in 2014. In 2008, she graduated from Widener University School of Law with a Certificate in Health Law. While in law school, she was the President of the Health Law Society and wrote for The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. Ms. Barbacane received a B.A. in Mass Media Communications from the University of Delaware in 2003.

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Areas of Law

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Neglect
  • Professional Liability


  • Widener University School of Law (J.D., 2008)
  • University of Delaware (B.A., 2003)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Commission on Women in the Profession
    • Professional Liability Committee
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice


  • Selected for inclusion on the 2014-2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars® lists
  • “Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Doctor and Attorney Perspectives,” National Business Institute, October 2014
  • “Advanced Trial Tactics,” National Business Institute, April 2014
  • “Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation,” National Business Institute, November 2013
  • “Advanced Trial Tactics,” National Business Institute, May 2013
  • “Evidence and Expert Testimony Best Practices: Supporting Your Case,” National Business Institute, May 2011

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