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Courtney Devon Taylor Receives Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2017 Woman of Distinction Award

11/06/2017

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is proud to announce that Courtney Devon Taylor has been named to the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2017 list of "Women of Distinction." Ms. Taylor is counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department and vice-chair of the Securities Litigation Practice Group.

 

This prestigious recognition honors leading businesswomen in the Philadelphia region for professional achievement, dedication to mentorship, and community involvement. The editorial panel of judges selected the elite awardees from among the 150 distinguished nominations received this year.

 

Ms. Taylor will be honored at an awards ceremony on November 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel. She will also be featured in a special edition of the Business Journal, published on November 17.

 

“There are so many talented and accomplished women who are making a difference in the Philadelphia region,” said Ms. Taylor. “I am greatly humbled and inspired to be included among them.”

 

An experienced litigator, Ms. Taylor focuses her practice on commercial litigation and securities litigation and enforcement. She represents clients before state and federal courts throughout the United States, and before state and federal regulatory agencies. She has extensive experience in all aspects of pre-trial and trial litigation.

 

Ms. Taylor is also committed to community service. She chairs the Board of Directors of Directions for Our Youth, Inc. (DFOY). DFOY is a nonprofit youth development organization providing quality out-of-school-time programming for about 1,500 young people enrolled in grades K-12.

 

“Courtney is a role model both within our firm and for the broader community for her professional accomplishments as a litigator and her many contributions as a leader in service,” said Nicholas J. LePore, III, Schnader’s managing partner. “We are fortunate to have her on our team and congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition.”