Courtney Lorentz - of counsel
Legal Experience: Ms. Lorentz has extensive experience as a trial attorney in the area of insurance defense. She has successfully defended numerous arbitrations and civil jury trials. She focuses her practice in the defense of personal injury cases including food products liability cases. Her background includes a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of federal preemption law in the area of products liability, the results of her research having manifested in an unprecedented Seventh Circuit court opinion, Miles, et. al. v. S.C. Johnson, et. al., 2002 WL 31655188 (N.D.Ill. 2002). Ms. Lorentz has also served as a guardian ad litem in emergency shelter hearings.
Publications: Ms. Lorentz is the author of "Thermal Imaging: Creating a ‘Virtual’ Space," 34 The University of Toledo Law Review 351 (2003) and "The Broad Duty to Protect Patrons from Harm: Marshall v. Burger King," Illinois Bar Journal 96, no. 10 (2008): 524-27.
Education: Ms. Lorentz earned her J.D. cum laude at the University of Toledo College of Law where she served as an Assistant Managing Editor for the University of Toledo Law Review. Ms. Lorentz earned her B.A. in History with Honors at the University of Michigan.