As an attorney with Meyer Wilson, Courtney M. Werning devotes her practice to the representation of investors who have claims against their investment advisors and brokerage firms. Her practice includes litigation in state courts and various alternative dispute resolution venues, and she has tried arbitrations to verdict before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the National Futures Association. Courtney’s recent civil cases and arbitrations have involved allegations related to unsuitable investment strategies, fraud and misrepresentation, Ponzi schemes, legal malpractice, elder financial abuse, and securities act claims. She has published several articles addressing investors’ issues for the Ohio Association of Justice and the Ohio Division of Securities, and she frequently contributes to the Meyer Wilson Fraud and Investigation Blog.
Courtney joined Meyer Wilson as a law clerk in 2010. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Capital University Law School in 2012. While at Capital Law, she participated in Moot Court and coordinated the law school’s pro bono legal volunteering program. She is a member of the Order of the Curia, as well as the Order of the Barristers for excellence in scholastic brief writing and oral advocacy.
Courtney is admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio. She is currently a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), an organization of attorneys dedicated to the advancement of investors’ rights in the securities industry. She is also qualified as a FINRA Arbitrator. She is also a member of the Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), the Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ), and the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA).