Courtney E. Ferrell

Associate

Atlanta
Business Phone: 404.885.3337
Business Fax: 404.962.6578

courtney.ferrell@troutman.com

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Courtney Ferrell is an associate in Troutman Sanders’ Business Litigation and Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigation practices. Her practice includes representing corporate clients in civil litigation, environmental matters, products liability, toxic torts, and property rights litigation during hearings, depositions, and settlement negotiations.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained summary judgment as co-counsel for email marketing company concerning international data security breach, defeating damages claims based on allegations of breach of contract, negligence, and fraud.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of Florida municipality limiting damages recoverable in toxic tort action.
  • Represented Fortune 500 media company in defense of premises liability actions.
  • Represented Fortune 500 manufacturing company in asbestos litigation.
  • Represented corporate clients in responding to and litigating director and shareholder requests for documents.
  • Served as counsel for electric and telephone utilities related to the exercise of eminent domain; representing clients’ interests in various court proceedings including special master hearings and under the Declaration of Taking form of condemnation, and serving as appellate counsel in disputes relating to the exercise of eminent domain as both condemnor and condemnee.
  • Represented a municipality in toxic tort actions involving multiple state law claims and nearly 100 plaintiffs alleging property damage and personal injury as a result of environmental exposure.
  • Significant experience with environmental claims, including responding to Section 114 Requests under the Clean Air Act, counseling clients on responses to Unilateral Administrative Orders and other CERCLA issues, and representing major utility in class action suit.

Representative Reported Cases

  • Clayton Cty. v. Georgia Power Co., 340 Ga. App. 60 (2017)
  • White v. Ringgold Tel. Co., 334 Ga. App. 325 (2015)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Georgia State Bar, Eminent Domain Law Section

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2011-present
  • WMGT, NBC Affiliate, Macon, Georgia, 2004 - 2007

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Education

  • Mercer University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011

    Lead Articles Editor, Mercer Law Review

  • Georgia College & State University, B.A., Mass Communication, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia

Court Admissions

  • Georgia State Courts
  • Georgia Superior Courts
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit