Courtney A. Caruso

Courtney A. Caruso

Senior Associate

Email courtney.caruso@​

Phone +1 617 371 1361

Fax +1 617 371 1037

Practice groupLitigation

Courtney Caruso represents individuals and businesses in a range of civil and criminal litigation matters. Courtney's practice most often focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, and government investigations.

She works with clients through all phases of litigation, including risk assessment, due diligence, discovery, mediations, motion practice, witness preparation, trial, and appellate work.

Courtney joined the firm in 2017 after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Jennifer C. Boal in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Prior to her clerkship, Courtney practiced in the Boston office of an international law firm, where she focused on litigation matters pertaining to employment agreements, securities, trade secrets, and contract disputes. She also provided pro bono representation to immigrant and refugee children in deportation proceedings.

As a law student, Courtney served on the Board of Directors of Harvard Defenders and as a student attorney for Harvard's Criminal Justice Institute. As a member of these organizations, she spent several hundred hours representing individuals in criminal proceedings in Massachusetts state courts. Courtney also worked as a law clerk at the Trial Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office and at the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts.

From 2009-2010, Courtney researched cultural and intellectual history as a Fulbright Scholar in Venice, Italy. In 2012, she studied at L'École de Droit de Sciences Po in Paris, France. She is passionate about social justice and civic engagement and enjoys volunteering in the Boston community, learning languages, and exploring new cities by foot.

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2013

B.A., Washington University, summa cum laude, 2009


Boston Bar Association

Women's Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

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