Courtney Liss represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. She recently served as a law clerk to Judge Gabriel P. Sanchez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Liss earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law. While in law school, Ms. Liss served as a legal extern to the Washtenaw County Michigan Prosecutor's Office, to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Central District of California and as a student attorney representing children in the Juvenile Justice Clinic.
She earned her B.A. in history and political science from Tulane University. She has been named among Newcomb Magazine's 30 Under 30, which is published by the alumnae association of Newcomb College at Tulane University. Prior to law school, Ms. Liss served on the government affairs and communication teams at the nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service in Washington, D.C. and interned in the offices of Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Louisiana State Senator Karen Carter Peterson.
In a panel for KQED, Cody Harris and Courtney Liss discuss the ramifications of SCOTUS' rulings on student loans and affirmative action. Read more
Cody Harris and Courtney Liss discuss the long-term ramifications of the Supreme Court's ruling in 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis. Read more