Courtney L. Schultz
Courtney Schultz is a litigator who focuses on fiduciary and related executor/administrator/trustee disputes. She also counsels energy and utility companies on their regulatory compliance and related litigation.
Corporate fiduciaries, private individuals and executors/administrators of estates with complex business and real estate interests rely on Courtney to handle litigation in the Orphans’ Courts, including will contests, agency and fee disputes, trust modifications and terminations, and guardianship matters. She also facilitates out-of-court resolutions including preparing receipt, release and indemnification agreements and non-judicial settlement agreements. Courtney handles trust and estate administrative matters for these clients as well, including facilitating the adjudication of accountings.
Courtney's work for energy and utility companies includes seeking approvals before state regulatory agencies for franchise grants, changes in rates, and for new customer and company programs. She also conducts internal audits to help these clients assess their compliance with local, state and federal regulations, as well as advises on and assists with filing annual regulatory compliance documents. Additionally, Courtney has experience representing energy and utility companies when they appear before state regulators seeking approval for mergers and acquisitions, including when their applications are contested, whether it is a multi-billion dollar merger or an acquisition by a utility of an in-state system.
Courtney's experience includes representing companies and individuals in general commercial and complex litigation matters in both state and federal courts. She also serves as a de facto outside general counsel to corporations providing advice on day-to-day legal matters.