Courtney Orazio is an associate in the firm’s Securities Litigation and White Collar Defense group. Her practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, government civil and regulatory actions, corporate internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Orazio joined Goodwin in 2014.





Since joining Goodwin, Ms. Orazio has represented clients in white collar criminal matters, government investigations, securities litigation, and complex civil litigation in federal and state courts. Ms. Orazio has experience in all phases of litigation, including class actions, federal trials, and federal and state court appeals.

Ms. Orazio’s recent work includes:

  • Defending the former president of a pharmaceutical company against criminal anti-kickback allegations in United States v. Reichel, 15-cr-10324 (D. Mass), which resulted in an acquittal following a month-long jury trial.
  • Defending a client charged with tax fraud and aggravated identity theft in a two-and-a-half week jury trial in S.D.N.Y., where Ms. Orazio argued evidentiary motions and cross-examined numerous witnesses.
  • Managing federal criminal investigations spanning a variety of jurisdictions and involving a wide range of topics, including healthcare fraud, money laundering, public corruption, and securities fraud.
  • Defending public companies and/or their officers and directors in securities class actions, merger litigation, and derivative suits, in both federal and state court, across a range of jurisdictions.
  • Defending a nationwide transportation company in numerous class actions, civil suits, and attorney general investigations arising out of alleged misclassification of independent contractors.
Professional Experience

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Orazio worked as an analyst at UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Professional Activities

Ms. Orazio is a member of the Boston Bar Association.


Ms. Orazio was co-valedictorian of her graduating class at Bucknell University in 2009. While at Bucknell, she was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and received the Oliver J. Decker Prize in recognition of earning the highest academic rank in the graduating class. Ms. Orazio graduated from Columbia Law School in 2014 as a James Kent Scholar in recognition of earning highest academic honors (top 5 percent of the graduating class).






J.D., 2014
Columbia Law School

(James Kent Scholar - top 5% of graduating class)

B.A., 2009
Bucknell University

(summa cum laude, co-valedictorian, Phi Beta Kappa)





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