Courtney Lyons Snyder is a litigator who crafts creative and strategic responses for companies facing high-profile litigation, state attorneys general investigations, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and other federal agency investigations, federal and state legislative investigations and hearings, and regulatory challenges. She uses her decade-long experience as a litigator and her financial regulatory enforcement and compliance experience to counsel clients on avoiding litigation, developing legislative and other solutions to litigation, and responding to media inquiries. Her experience spans across a range of industries and includes representation of public and private companies in the technology, education, consumer products, financial products and services, and health care sectors.
Courtney is the administrative partner for the Firm's State Attorney General Enforcement, Investigations & Litigation Practice. She has been involved in numerous federal and state attorney general multistate investigations and actions and regularly attends meetings of the Democratic Attorneys General Association, the Republican Attorneys General Association, and the National Association of Attorneys General.
Courtney also regularly defends financial institutions, most recently in connection with disputes arising out of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), including RMBS trustee litigation, repurchase claims, and other RMBS contractual disputes.
She currently serves on the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry.
What the Financial Services Industry Can Expect From State Attorneys General in a Biden Administration
- April 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Expansion Into Consumer Financial Protection: The Rise of the "Mini CFPB"
- December 13, 2017
PLI's NY Attorney General and NY Department of Financial Services: Statutory Authority and Recent Initiatives Impacting the Financial Services Industry
- July 21, 2016
Banking, Consumer Finance, and FinTech Developments to Watch in 2016 and Beyond
- June 29, 2016
New York's Martin Act and Other New York Liability Laws
- University of Pittsburgh (J.D. magna cum laude 2009; Order of the Coif; Senior Business Manager and published member, University of Pittsburgh Law Review; Law School Trial Advocacy Award); Villanova University (B.S. in Business Administration 2001)
- Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Law360 "Rising Star" in banking (2019)