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Courtney R. Rockett




Courtney represents large corporations, private equity firms, celebrities, and others in high-stakes, complex civil litigation matters. She focuses her practice on complex commercial transactions, partnership disputes, securities matters, entertainment disputes, and intellectual property litigation.  

Prior to joining Mintz, Courtney was a partner at a national law firm based in New York, where she established an exceptionally strong, 20-year track record — obtaining highly favorable settlements for a diverse and substantial portfolio of clients.

Dynamic and assertive, Courtney regularly delivers creative litigation strategies in high-stakes and sensitive litigation matters. She is recognized for her ability to take over as lead litigator, reframing cases that have proceeded far down a less than optimal path. Her clients have included Tory Burch LLC, Eden Rock Group, Fox Paine & Company, Freestream Aircraft (Bermuda) Limited, Zurich Financial Services Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Ron Howard, and John Lurie, among many others.

Courtney is regularly named one of the top lawyers by New York Metro Super Lawyers. She serves as District Leader for New York’s Ninth Judicial District and is a member of the Executive Committee of the New York Bar Association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section. 

Before she joined her previous firm as an associate in 2001, Courtney clerked for the Honorable Joseph M. McLaughlin, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and for the Honorable William C. Conner, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.


  • St. John's University (JD, summa cum laude, Valedictorian)
  • University of Texas - Austin (BBA, magna cum laude)

Recognition & Awards

  • Included on Crain's New York Business: Notable Women in Law list (2021)
  • New York-Metro Super Lawyers (2013, 2015 – 2019)


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Executive Committee, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Westchester Women’s Bar Association

Recent Insights

News & Press

News & Press

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The New York Law Journal highlighted the arrival of Jason Vigna as a Member in Mintz’s Securities Litigation Practice in New York. The article also included commentary from Managing Member Bob Bodian on the firm’s sixth consecutive year of revenue gains and the additions of four litigators in the firm’s New York office over the last year, including Members Courtney Rockett, Jeremy Vest, Suman Chakraborty, and Douglas Baumstein.
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Mintz Member Courtney Rockett was profiled by Crain’s New York Business among the publication’s 2021 Notable Women in Law in recognition of her formidable career accomplishments and steadfast commitment to colleagues and the New York City community.
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An article published by Law360 highlighted the arrival of litigator Courtney Rockett as a Member in Mintz’s New York office, and included Ms. Rockett’s commentary on her practice and departure from Boies Schiller Flexner LLP. The article also included insights on Mintz’s strategy to expand its Litigation Practice in New York from Member and Chair of the firm’s Litigation and Employment Division Seth Goldman.
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The American Lawyer highlighted the arrival of litigator Courtney Rockett as a Member in Mintz’s New York office, and included Ms. Rockett’s commentary on her practice and the move to Mintz.