Courtney represents employers with regard to a wide range of labor and employment matters in court and before federal and state agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Department of Labor. She also prepares and revises employee handbooks, personnel policies, and employment agreements. Courtney is certified by the D.C. Office of Human Rights to provide sexual harassment training, as required by the D.C. Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act of 2018.
Before joining Shawe Rosenthal, Courtney practiced at a regional civil litigation firm where her practice emphasized management-side employment and labor law, medical malpractice defense, and commercial and business litigation. Courtney also served as a judicial law clerk for Magistrate Judge Beth P. Gesner in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
Courtney graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she served as Notes and Comments Editor on the Maryland Law Review.
Teresa D. Teare and Courtney B. Amelung won partial dismissal of a federal lawsuit against a hospital asserting retaliation
Mark Swerdlin and Courtney Amelung won a motion to dismiss several claims against a healthcare employer in a federal lawsuit brought by a former employee
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Parker E. Thoeni and Courtney B. Amelung won a motion to dismiss
Parker E. Thoeni and Courtney B. Amelung presented a webinar on “Maryland Case Law Trends” to the Baltimore chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel
Lindsey A. White and Courtney B. Amelung won a motion to dismiss in federal court on behalf of a medical center
Teresa D. Teare and Courtney B. Amelung won dismissal of a federal lawsuit against a hospital asserting failure to promote and retaliation claims under Title VII
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Courtney B. Amelung authored “Teleworking arrangements prompted by COVID-19 might impact employer’s income tax withholding and paid leave obligations"
Teresa D. Teare and Courtney B. Amelung Authored “Best Practices for Employers in the Era of the #MeToo Movement”
Courtney B. Amelung authored an article, “Biometric Data Collection And What Employers Need To Know About It”
Darryl G. McCallum and Courtney B. Amelung Won a Complete Defense Verdict
Proper Calculation of Overtime Pay When An Employee Works Two Jobs for the Same Employer
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A New Year Means New Opinion Letters from the U.S. Department of Labor – Bonuses and Per-Project Payments
EEOC Opens Online Portal For 2017 and 2018 Pay Data Collection