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CURTIS A. JOHNSON - Associate
As an associate with the firm's Commercial Litigation department, Curtis Johnson’s primary focus is on complex corporate litigation. Mr. Johnson strives to protect the interests of corporate clients in “bet-the-company” litigation. With experience in the area of large-scale, multi-party litigation Mr. Johnson effectively counsels business clients as they navigate protracted disputes. Mr. Johnson is also knowledgeable about e-discovery and the ever-changing landscape of preserving, producing and utilizing electronically stored information.
Prior to joining Davidson Fink LLP, Mr. Johnson was associated with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in Manhattan, where he represented commercial and investment banks in securities litigation, and defended them against fraud allegations. He has also handled corporate ownership disputes and participated in this country's largest bankruptcy actions.
“I help successful business leaders and managers achieve their goals efficiently and economically. By providing the sound guidance my clients need, I am able to minimize the uncertainties inherent in commercial litigation.”
Areas of Practice
Admissions to Practice
- New York State Bar
- United States District Court for the Southern, Northern, Eastern
- United States Bankruptcy Court for the
Western Districts of New York
Professional and Community Affiliations
Mr. Johnson is active in the Monroe County Bar Association where he serves as secretary to the board of the Young Lawyers Section. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Ethics Committee and Litigation Section. Through his bar membership, Mr. Johnson contributes significant amounts of time to Rochester Teen Court, where he helps youthful offenders avoid criminal records through a teen diversion program. Mr. Johnson is an active volunteer in Reentry Court, a Federal Probation program that helps convicted felons reenter society. Mr. Johnson is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, where he is a member of the statewide Committee on Youth Courts.
- JD, Albany Law School, 2007
- magna cum laude
- Senior Editor, Albany Law Review
- BA, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2004