Courtney Donovan Scobie

Courtney Donovan Scobie

Ajamie LLP
  • Business Law, Securities Law
  • Texas
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Courtney Scobie’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, arbitration, and federal government investigations. Her experience includes a fraud and theft case on behalf of a large technology company, a breach of fiduciary duty and legal malpractice case on behalf of a real estate investment trust, copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation cases against a leading enterprise software company, an SEC investigation and a securities class action involving alleged accounting improprieties, several CFTC investigations involving the crude oil and natural gas liquids markets, contract and insurance disputes in the energy and petrochemical industries, product liability and toxic tort litigation, and Fair Credit Reporting Act disputes. She has drafted several successful motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment and has significant experience in e-discovery matters.

Courtney has worked on litigation and arbitration matters and government investigations involving a wide variety of industries, including the energy, technology, financial services, and healthcare industries. She also has worked on several pro bono matters with the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program and the Houston Bar Association, including work with victims of Hurricane Katrina and assisting pro bono clients in family court. Additionally, Courtney participated in the Houston Volunteer Prosecutors Program where she has tried over a dozen cases in Houston’s municipal court.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Securities Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Senior Counsel
Ajamie LLP
- Current
Jones Day
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (2004)
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (1999) | History
Honors: with highest honors
Activities: Phi Beta Kappa
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Texas Rising Star 2014-2017
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24045796
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American Bar Association
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Houston Bar Association
Activities: CLE Committee 2014-15, AIDS Outreach Committee Chair 2016-17, President's Award in 2017
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Houston Young Lawyers Association
Activities: Leadership Academy, Adopt-an-Angel Committee
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Articles & Publications
"Expert Witnesses," Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Fourth Edition
Thomson Reuters
An Interview with Courtney D. Scobie
Best Lawyers
Benefits of Preventative Legal Counselling
BUSINESS RESOURCE: Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
The Keystone XL Pipeline Faces a New Challenge
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Will Rule 10b-5 Go Global? The Status of Private Rights of Action after Morrison v. National Australia Bank
The Advocate, State Bar Litigation Section Report, Vol. 59
Houston Appeals Court Overturns Oil and Gas Royalty Verdict
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Protecting Against an FCPA Violation Through a Third-Party Agent
ABA Energy Litigation Website
Websites & Blogs
Ajamie LLP
Contact & Map
Ajamie LLP
711 Louisiana Street
Suite 2150
Houston, TX 77002
Telephone: (713) 860-1600
Fax: (713) 860-1699
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
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