Courtney Munnings is from Springfield, Massachusetts. She studied Chemistry and Spanish at Temple University and received her J.D. from the Rutgers School of Law in Camden, New Jersey.
Courtney spent 8 years practicing as an attorney at the Philadelphia and Princeton offices of Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP, where she defended companies in complex civil litigation. She also maintained a substantial pro bono practice, representing clients regarding home ownership in “tangled title” cases, legal name changes for transgender and non-binary persons, breach of contract claims, prisoner civil rights, and veterans’ and social security benefits.
Now, Courtney works for Diversity Lab and is passionate about boosting diversity in the legal profession. Additionally, she serves on RespectAbility’s Disability Training and Speakers Bureau and is Of Counsel at Life & Legacy Counselors of The Griffin Firm PLLC, where she provides guidance and information in estate and business succession planning for individuals, families and businesses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is also certified in life coaching.
Courtney is autistic with sociability, learning, attention, and mood differences and is especially committed to celebrating neurodiversity and advocating for the rights, participation, and inclusion of autistic people and all people with disabilities.