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Courtney Harper Turkington
Hancock Whitney Center
701 Poydras Street
Suite 5000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139


Courtney Turkington is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation group in New Orleans, and she concentrates on Labor & Employment matters. She received her Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2018.

Prior to joining the firm, Courtney served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carl J. Barbier of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and a judicial extern to the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. 



  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (Pathfinder 2022)
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • Federal Bar Association
  • DRI
  • Association for Women Attorneys


  • Law Excellence Award and Highest Grade received in Civil Procedure I, Torts II, Obligations II, Moot Court, Evidence, Constitutional Law, Ethics, Civil Law Property II, Civil Law Successions, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, Law Review Seminar in Scholarly Writing, Business Organizations, Land Use, Administrative Law, Courts in a Federal System, Law & Technology Clinic, Civil Law Persons, and Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure.
  • Junior Member of Louisiana State Law Institute, 2018-19
  • St. Thomas More Inn of Court, 2017-18
  • Loyola Law Review Best Comment Award Recipient, 2017-18
  • National Moot Court Team Oralist and Co-Brief Writer, Regional Semifinalists, 2017-18
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Civil Law Award, 2017
  • Warren E. Mouledoux Professional Responsibility Award, 2017
  • American Association of Corporate Counsel Scholarship Recipient, 2017
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Team, Highest Scoring Oralist 2 out of 4 rounds, 2016-17
  • Loyola Moot Court Edna S. Burkhalter Award for Outstanding Oral Ability, 2016


After Hours

"When I’m not at work, I enjoy doing yoga and Pilates, reading, and spending time with my husband, son, and two miniature dachshunds."