Devarieste Curry

Devarieste Curry: Attorney with The Curry Law Firm, PLLC AV stamp icon
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Biography

Devarieste Curry has extensive experience counseling and representing corporate, non-profit, and individual clients in employment and commercial matters; handling complex, multi-party commercial litigation in federal and state courts; and in mediating commercial and employment disputes. During more than 30 years of handling commercial and business litigation, Ms. Curry appeared in federal courts in the District of Columbia, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky Maryland, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, and in the District of Columbia local courts and state courts in Alabama, Georgia, and Kentucky. As a litigator, she handled all aspects of litigation and achieved success for her clients in all aspects of representation, including mediation, settlements, and trials before juries.

As General Counsel to a national non-profit membership organization for over twelve (12) years, Ms. Curry provided advice and counsel and representations on a range of issues. Her responsibilities included, among others, managing litigation and local (outside) counsel; negotiating commercial contracts; drafting a full range of corporate documents; counseling on employment and human resources issues; drafting ethical guidelines and conflict of interest policies for the governing board; counseling on intellectual property issues and on strategic partnerships; and conducting internal investigations. Ms. Curry also has counseled clients on government and legal ethics issues, and she has conducted internal investigations on employment issues for non-profit and corporate clients. She has counseled corporate officers and senior executives of Fortune 50, Fortune 100, and Fortune 500 companies.

An experienced mediator and negotiator, Ms. Curry is a nationally-certified professional mediator who has a record of, and a passion for, bringing diverse parties together; building consensus; and empowering and encouraging others to achieve maximum results.

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Stillman College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1971
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
1984
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1984, District of Columbia; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

www.currylawdc.com/attorney-profile/

ISLN:
908068188
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (32 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

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  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 01/24/16 in Complex Commercial Litigation

    Devarieste is one of the best in the city at what she does. I send referrals to her of clients my firm is too big to handle and they are always more than satisfied. She also knows the courts and judges very well and is a leader in our Bar,

    Devarieste is one of the best in the city at what she does. I send referrals to her of clients my firm is too big to handle and they are always more than satisfied. She also knows the courts and judges very well and is a leader in our Bar, Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 01/21/16 in Complex Commercial Litigation

    In addition to being an excellent lawyer, Devarieste has managed to devote significant time to bar and community activities. As a,result, she is highly regarded in the Washington DC area.

    In addition to being an excellent lawyer, Devarieste has managed to devote significant time to bar and community activities. As a,result, she is highly regarded in the Washington DC area. Read less

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