Adam P. Curley

Adam P. Curley

Associate - Houston

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Adam Curley is an Associate in the Houston office of GODWIN PC. Prior to joining the firm, Adam practiced commercial litigation and first and third party insurance litigation for a nationally recognized Texas-based firm. Adam has experience in resolving large and small commercial disputes, coverage disputes, allegations of improper claims handling and other insurance related matters. Adam also has experience in various civil litigation matters involving personal injury, toxic torts, employment law, contract law, consumer law and construction law. Adam has been an active member of the firm's Halliburton team, working in connection with all civil litigation and investigations concerning BP's Macondo (Deepwater Horizon) well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico.

Reflecting the excellence of his practice, Adam has been honored three times with selection to Thomson Reuters' "Texas Rising Stars", recognizing the top young lawyers in the State of Texas.

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  • Representative Experience

    Representative Experience

    • Successfully defended small business owner against claims of breach of contract and violations of the Texas Finance Code and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices - Consumer Protection Act
    • Assisted in defense of national commercial property carrier against multiple large commercial loss claims in the wake of Hurricane Ike.
    • Successfully negotiated and resolved multiple property damage claims on behalf of several national carriers.
  • Presentations & Publications

    Presentations & Publications

    • Law is King: Garland Walker Inn's Most Excellent Magna Carta Adventure, Garland Walker Inn of Court, Houston Texas, March 2015
    • What Do Lawyers Do? Panel Presentation: LSAC Law School Recruitment Forum, Houston, Texas, October 2014
    • Creepy or Convenient: The Digital Age and Privacy #innyouriLife, Garland Walker Inn of Court, Houston, Texas, April 2014
    • Guest Alumni Speaker, Honor and Awards Ceremony, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, April 2014
    • Advocating for Yourself: Social Media – Friend or Foe, ABA 13th Circuit Spring Meeting, Houston, Texas, February 2014
    • Mediation and Negotiation Strategies, Presented at South Texas Insurance Seminar, Houston, Texas, May 2012
  • Honors & Awards

    Honors & Awards

    • 3-time selection to the list of Thomson Reuters' "Texas Rising Stars" as published in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers (Rising Stars Edition) magazines, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Vice Magister, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Dean's Honor List - Houston College of Law
    • Chapter Chaplain and Standards Chair, Kappa Alpha Order, Epsilon Delta Chapter, Texas A&M University
    • Dean's Honor List - Texas A&M University
  • Admitted Practice

    Admitted Practice

    • State Courts of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2009
  • Member

    Member

    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Houston Bar Association
    • American Inns of Court, Garland Walker Inn
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association
    • Houston Young Lawyers Association
    • Texas Aggie Bar Association
  • Education

    Education

    • Houston College of Law - formerly South Texas College of Law (J.D., 2008)
    • Texas A&M University (B.S., 2005)
  • Community

    Community

    • Houston College of Law Young Alumni Council, Board Member
    • RedBuds, Trees for Houston Young Professionals Group, Steering Committee Member
    • Urban Green, Hermann Park Conservancy Young Professionals Group, Committee Member
    • InPrint Creative Writing Non-Profit Group, Young Professionals Event Host Committee Member
    • Houston College of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors