Our Attorneys

David Curry, Jr.


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Tulane University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2008
University of Texas at Tyler, B.S. in Political Science and History summa cum laude, 2005
Andrews Kurth LLP, 2008 - 2011
Kasowitz, Benson, Tores & Friedman LLP, 2011 - 2014
The Curry Firm, PLLC, 2014 - 2015
State of Texas, Admitted 2008
All Federal District Courts of Texas
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of the United States
American Bankruptcy Institute
Houston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Section
Turnaround Management Association
The Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News and World Report, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2020
2016 TMA Transaction of the Year award winner –Aziz Convenience Stores LLC

David offers a unique mixture of legal expertise and creative problem solving, business and client relationship skills that can help you resolve your legal issues. He has experience representing clients in a variety of commercial litigation cases, bankruptcy and restructuring matters and commercial transactions.

Prior to joining Okin Adams, David worked for two AmLaw 200 law firms gaining a diverse background of legal skills. During this time, David developed many of the litigation skills he brings to bear for his clients today in both his trial and bankruptcy practices. He developed these skills through first-hand experience, including first chairing jury trials and bench trials, appeals, numerous court appearances, and extensive discovery management.

David has represented clients of all sizes from individuals and small local businesses to multi-national corporations. Regardless of the client, David approaches each representation with an entrepreneurial spirit and looks for creative ways to solve legal issues while preserving his clients’ business, financial, and personal interests. This business-minded approach goes beyond resolving the specific legal issues at hand, working to collaborate with clients in looking for opportunities to improve and maximize prospects for their businesses.

Representative Experience:
Debtors’ Counsel, Erin Energy Corporation, et al. (S.D. Tex.)
Counsel to preferred limited partners, Castex Energy Partners, L.P., et al. (S.D. Tex.)
Counsel to Liquidating Trustee, Color Star Growers, (E.D. Tex.)
Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, Texas E&P Operating, Inc. (N.D. Tex.)
Debtors’ Counsel, High Country Transportation, Inc. (N.D. Tex.)
Counsel to Litigation & Liquidating Trustee, Black Elk Offshore Operations, LLC (S.D. Tex.)
Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors; Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (S.D. Tex.)
Counsel to Liquidating Trustee, Cleveland Imaging and Surgical Hospital, L.L.C. (S.D. Tex.)
Debtor’s Counsel, Cleveland Imaging and Surgical Hospital, L.L.C. (S.D. Tex.)
Litigation Counsel to the post-confirmation trustee; In re Goldking Holdings, L.L.C. (S.D. Tex.)
Debtor’s Counsel; In re Aziz Convenience Stores, L.L.C. (S.D. Tex.)
Debtor’s Counsel; In re Winland Ocean Shipping Corporation, et al. (S.D. Tex.)
Litigation and Appellate Counsel for post-confirmation creditors’ trust; In re Cryptometrics, Inc. (W.D. Tex.)
Litigation Counsel for the trustee of a private action trust; In re Cryptometrics, Inc. (W.D. Tex.)
Litigation Counsel for national energy company in a declaratory judgment action regarding interpretation of bankruptcy sale orders
Litigation Counsel for reorganized debtor; In re Kitty Hawk, Inc., et al. (N.D. Tex.)

Publications and Speaking Engagements:
Unplugging the Fifth Circuit’s Abandonment Problem: A Reexamination of the Midlantic Exception in Offshore E&P Cases, Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Volume 31, Issue 1 (Winter 2017).
Finding Acceptance: Using Strategic Impairment to Satisfy § 1129(a)(10); ABI Business Reorganization Newsletter; June 2017; Reprint in Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable; October 2017
Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.: Structured Dismissal Must Follow Priority Rules Even in “Rare Cases”; ABI Business Reorganization Newsletter; June 2017
Offshore Plugging & Abandonment / Decommissioning Liabilities – Your Rights to Priority Payment From A Bankrupt Debtor…or So You Thought! – Turnaround Management Association Monthly Lecture Panelist; May 2017