Courtney Bryan Sheaffer
Courtney is a commercial litigator who is uniquely qualified to practice law in two states – Texas and Louisiana. She is a committed attorney and a fierce defender in the courtroom.
However, as dedicated as she is to her professional life, Courtney still makes time for her favorite hobby – traveling. She has journeyed to beautiful locales all over the United States and Europe, such as Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and France. Her favorite vacation was in Croatia, which she visited on her honeymoon.
Courtney is an avid football fan and a proud graduate of Louisiana State University. In her free time, Courtney also enjoys cooking, live music, snowboarding, fishing & hunting, reading and spending time in her neighborhood of the Heights with her husband and chocolate lab Ellie.
Litigation and Corporate Practice
Courtney Sheaffer practices business and commercial litigation. She takes pride in providing her clients the high level of attention and personal service they may not often find with larger firms. Also, Courtney enjoys being able to grant clients the unique advantage of representation in both Texas and Louisiana.
- General Business Litigation for a variety of domestic and international business entities including litigation involving the energy industry, contract disputes, collections, defamation and employment matters, as well as assisting businesses with contractor and subcontractor agreements, indemnity agreements, master services agreements, and trademark & copyright applications.
- Employment Law and Employment Litigation for various business entities including breach of contract, misappropriation of confidential and propriety information, as well as the defense against FLSA, DOL and EEOC claims, discrimination claims, and unemployment claims. Courtney also assists businesses with the preparation of employment agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, employee handbooks and policies & procedures.
Prior to joining the firm, Courtney served as a Briefing Attorney & Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Michael Pitman and the Honorable Frances Pitman, 1st Judicial District Court of Louisiana as well as serving as an Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of Jennifer Wherry in The Woodlands, TX.
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Louisiana
US District Court, Southern District of Texas
Louisiana State University Law Center
Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Team Member, 2007-2009, National Finalist, Louisiana State University Law Center Cali Award, Contracts & Obligations, Louisiana State University Law Center Faculty Merit Scholarship Recipient
Louisiana Tech University
B.S., Finance, 2005 magna cum laude
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
State Bar of Texas, The Woodlands Bar Association
The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce-Young Professionals Network
Junior League of Houston
Leadership Montgomery County
Women’s Executive Alliance of The Woodlands
Women’s Energy Network
Montgomery County Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
LSU Alumni Association of the Greater Houston Area