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 a Member 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


  • Selected for inclusion on the 2014-2018, 2020-2021 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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