Edward J. Currie, Jr.

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Biography

Edward "Ned" Currie, Jr. is a founding member and Senior Shareholder of Currie Johnson Griffin Gaines & Myers, P.A., which has offices located in Jackson and Biloxi, Mississippi. He is a graduate of The University of Mississippi and The University of Mississippi School of Law. Mr. Currie is a former Adjunct Professor of Law at the Mississippi College School of Law, where he taught Evidence and Trial Practice. He has served on the faculties of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy and The National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Currie has 36 years' experience in the courtroom and has tried over 175 cases to verdict. His practice covers the range of insurance defense matters including numerous significant cases in the fields of large loss and complex insurance coverage claims and bad faith. He is a frequent lecturer locally and nationally on insurance topics and has published articles on insurance coverage issues.

Mr. Currie is a Founding Regent of the American College of Coverage and Extra contractual Counsel and serves as Secretary Treasurer. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. He is a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation, a past president of the Mississippi Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. He also is past chairman of the Mississippi Bar Association's General Practice and Litigation Section and served on the Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners. He presently serves on the Mississippi Supreme Court Advisory Committee for the Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure. He also is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. Mr. Currie is a fellow of Litigation Counsel of America and is listed in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He was named Best Lawyer of the Year for 2012 for Insurance Law in Mississippi.

of the Mississippi Bar Foundation, a past president of the Mississippi Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. He also is past chairman of the Mississippi Bar Association's General Practice and Litigation Section and served on the Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners. He presently serves on the Mississippi Supreme Court Advisory Committee for the Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure. He also is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. Mr. Currie is a fellow of Litigation Counsel of America and is listed in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He was named Best Lawyer of the Year for 2012 for Insurance Law in Mississippi. Member: The Mississippi Bar (Member, Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Section, 1981-1982; Chairman, General Practice and Litigation Section, 1992; Member, Board of Bar Commissioners, 1999-2000); American College of Coverage and Extra contractual Counsel (Founding Member, Board of Regents, Secretary/Treasurer 2012-2013); Member, Federal Bar Association (President, Mississippi Chapter, 1988-1989); Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (President, 2005); Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (Member, Board of Directors, 2012-2013); International Association of Defense Counsel (Faculty, Trial Academy, 1992); National Lawyers Association (Vice President, 2012); Defense Research Institute. Fellow: Mississippi Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (61)

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Commercial Property Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Excess and Reinsurance
  • Excess Coverage
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Claims
  • First and Third Party Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Indemnity
  • Insurance Adjuster Liability
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Mediation
  • Property Insurance
  • Property Insurance Coverage
  • Property Loss
  • Reinsurance
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Automobile Liability
  • Accident Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Disability Insurance Defense
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Defense
  • Fire Insurance Defense
  • First and Third Party Insurance Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Self Insured Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Mediation
  • Bodily Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Head Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Agents and Brokers Liability
  • Appraisers Liability
  • Professional Errors and Omissions
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Professional Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601 969 1010  Phone
601 946 2970  Cell Phone
601 969 5120  Fax
www.curriejohnson.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 750, Jackson, MS 39232
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1976
Admission:
1978, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; all Mississippi Federal Courts; 1976, Mississippi; 1979, Supreme Court of the United States
Birth Information:
Jackson, Mississippi, May 23, 1951
ISLN:
908069659

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0

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