Courtney L. Kay is Senior Counsel of the firm’s Real Estate Department. Courtney is an experienced commercial real estate transactional attorney who has significant experience in all types of commercial leasing, including single tenant and multi-tenant retail leases, industrial leases and office leases. Courtney’s extensive leasing experience includes both tenant and landlord representation with clients ranging from national tenant retailers with over 1,000 locations to multi-generational landlords owning shopping centers to single tenant properties. In addition, Courtney has substantial real estate litigation experience, handling cases ranging from real property disputes, leases, partnership disputes, commercial contracts, elder abuse, and other commercial matters.

Before joining Sklar Kirsh in 2019, Courtney served as an Associate Attorney to counsel at DeCastro, West, Chodorow, Mendler & Glickfield, Inc.

Born and raised in Santa Monica, Courtney attended elementary school at the Mirman School for the Gifted and high school at The Brentwood School. Courtney received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated magna cum laude. Following college, Courtney returned to Los Angeles for law school at Loyola Law School, where she earned her law degree. Courtney has been licensed to practice law in the state of California since 2008 and is a licensed California real estate broker.

Courtney is active in the Los Angeles community – serving on several boards and committees for the Jewish Federation, University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association, The Village School, The Brentwood School Alumni Association, and Brentwood Country Club.

Courtney was an accomplished tennis player, playing as the #1 singles female player for The Brentwood School and in the Top 50 USTA Southern California.

She is the proud mother of Clementine and Maverick.