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Courtney L. Birnbaum

Courtney L. Birnbaum

Of Counsel

711 Third Avenue New York, NY 10017

Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Venture Capital


Courtney Birnbaum focuses her practice on general corporate, commercial and transactional matters. With over 20 years of experience representing a range of businesses at various stages of their lifecycle, she handles start-up, structuring, restructuring and governance matters, financing, and commercial transactions, as well as day to day legal and contract matters.

Courtney enjoys functioning as a de facto in house counsel. She brings a business-oriented perspective to her legal work, informed by her Master’s of Business Administration, a Bachelor’s degree with concentrations in Finance and Accounting, and a Master’s degree in Corporate Law. She works closely with owners, financiers and executives on a daily basis and helps identify needs and document and implement practical structures, agreements and policies that meet her client’s business objectives.

Representative Areas of Engagement

  • Joint ventures and strategic partnerships
  • Mergers and acquisitions, divestiture, and dissolution
  • Business structuring and growth financing arrangements
  • Real estate (commercial and residential, transactional and leasing)
  • Intellectual property (licensing and transactional)
  • Fashion, jewelry and retail-related agreements and transactions, including consignment arrangements

Education & Honors

  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.M.
  • New England School of Law, J.D.. cum laude
  • The American University, M.B.A.
  • Case Western Reserve University, B.S.

Prior Work Experience

  • Phillips Nizer LLP
  • Cohen Tauber Spievack & Wagner P.C.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
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