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
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2020-2021
2016 TMA Transaction of the Year award winner –Aziz Convenience Stores LLC

Representing clients of all sizes – from individuals and small local business to multi-national corporations — David Curry’s practice is focused upon representing clients in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings and related litigation. Applying a mixture of legal expertise, creative problem solving, and business and client relationship skills, David enjoys representing clients facing unique, challenging circumstances.

David has represented clients of diverse industry backgrounds in a variety of commercial litigation cases, bankruptcy and restructuring matters and commercial transactions. Regardless of the client’s circumstances, David approaches each representation by prioritizing the business, financial, and personal interests of the client. 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.

Notable Representation:

  • Debtors’ Counsel; In re Aztec / Shaffer, LLC (S.D. Tex.)
  • Counsel to Ad Hoc Group of Equity Interest Holders; In re J.C. Penney Co., Inc., et al (S.D. Tex.)
  • Debtors’ Counsel; In re Veterinary Care, Inc., et al (S.D. Tex.)
  • Debtor’s Counsel; In re Sam Kane Beef Processing, LLC (S.D. Tex.)
  • Debtors’ Counsel; In re Erin Energy Corporation, et al. (S.D. Tex.)
  • Counsel to preferred limited partners; In re Castex Energy Partners, L.P., et al. (S.D. Tex.)
  • Counsel to Liquidating Trustee; In re Color Star Growers (E.D. Tex.)
  • Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors; In re Texas E&P Operating, Inc. (N.D. Tex.)
  • Debtors’ Counsel; In re High Country Transportation, LLC, et al (N.D. Tex.)
  • Litigation and Appellate Counsel for post-confirmation liquidation and litigation trusts; In re Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (S.D. Tex.)
  • Counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors; In re Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (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 and private action shareholders’ 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 post-confirmation estate representative; In re Kitty Hawk, Inc., et al. (N.D. Tex.)

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • Revisiting Treatment of P&A Obligations in Oil & Gas Bankruptcies – 2019 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, State Bar of Texas: Bankruptcy Law Section, panelist; April 2019
  • Keeping Your Truck on the Road: A Presentation Examining the Unique Challenges Arising in Chapter 11 Trucking Cases – Dallas Bar Association: Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section, panelist; October 2018
  • 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