Andrew Curtis

Partner
Licensed in Texas and New Mexico

Andrew Curtis has focused his practice in diverse jury trial and arbitration experience; however, he strives to accommodate the demands and needs of the various issues arising from business clients in Texas and New Mexico. He has represented Plaintiffs and Defendants in complex commercial litigation cases, including contracts, real estate, banking, estate and fiduciary duty litigation, DTPA, business torts and covenants not to compete, aviation, personal injury, and oil and gas. He also has an active insurance defense practice.

Education

Texas Tech University (Dual B.B.A., General Business and Business Management, 2004)
Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D., 2007)

Admitted

State Bar of Texas, 2007
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
State Bar of New Mexico, 2008
U.S. District Court of New Mexico

Memberships And Professional Associations

Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2016)
Super Lawyers-Rising Star-Business Litigation (2012, 2013, 2016, 2017)
Texas Tech School of Law – Bob Black Bar Leaders Award (2015)
Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association (President 2014-2015)
Texas Bar Foundation – Life Fellow (2014)
Leadership Lubbock (2013-2014 Class)
Lubbock Area Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer Award (2011-2012)
State Bar of Texas (Member)
State Bar of New Mexico (Member)
Lubbock Area Bar Association (Member)
Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Member)

Cases Litigated by Practice Area

  1. OIL & GAS/OILFIELD CLAIMS
    1. Pagosa Oil and Gas, LLC, et al v. Marrs and Smith Partnership, et al.-Represented Defendant in breach of oil and gas lease claim.143rd District Court, Loving County, Texas -2012 (Jury Trial)
  2. BANKING/LENDER LIABILITY
    1. Robert Nieto d/b/a Robert Nieto Trucking v. Martin Nowlin, Individually and In his Capacity for 7-Leasing, LLC, Barry Orr, Individually and In his Capacity for Outsource Lease, Inc. and First Lubbock Bancshares, Inc., et al.Represented Defendant in Banking and Lender Liability claim.99th District Court, Lubbock County, Texas-2012. (Jury Trial)
    2. 1st 2nd Mortgage Company of NJ, Inc. v. PrimeWest Mortgage CorporationRepresented Respondent/Counter-Claimant in Breach of Contract claim.U.S. District Court for the Northern District of TexasArbitrationivision, Texas – 2014 (Aribitration)
  3. COMMERCIAL CONTRACT/COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE/DTPA
    1. Carpet Tech, Ltd. v. Pat Wood and Johnny WoodRepresented Plaintiff in breach of contract and quantum meruit claim and defended against multiple counterclaims asserted by Defendants.72nd District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2015 (Bench Trial)
    2. Marshall Hunn v. Dan Wilson Homes, Inc.; Dan Wilson; and Ben J. LackRepresented Defendant in Breach of Contract (Non-Compete)/Breach of Fiduciary Duty/Copyright Infringement claims.U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Lubbock Division, Texas – 2013 (Bench Trial)
    3. Calcot, Ltd. v. RawlsRepresented Plaintiff in Breach of Contract claim.99th District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2013 (Jury Trial)
    4. Allenberg Cotton Company v. 23 FarmersBreach of Contract, failure to deliver cotton claims.Arbitration – 2012/2013 (Arbitration)
    5. Carpet Tech, Ltd. v. Horn TX, LLCRepresented Plaintiff in breach of contract and quantum meruit claim.286th District Court, Hockley County, Texas – 2012 (Jury Trial)
    6. Leigh Anne Wikle v. Medical Gardens, LLC; Shadow Hills Shopping Center, LLC; David Fleming, Individually, and d/b/a Fleming Investment Properties, et al.Represented Plaintiff in breach of contract/wrongful expulsion and defamation claims.99th District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2012 (Jury Trial)
    7. Movac Service Company, Inc. v. Matthew Medley, BOF Svc., Inc. and PAB Services, Inc.Represented Defendants in breach of fiduciary duty and unfair competition claims.92nd District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas – 2012 (Jury Trial)
    8. Custom Food Group, L.P. v. Texas Star Refreshments, et al.Represented Defendant in breach of fiduciary duty and confidentiality.237th District Court of Lubbock County, Texas – 2011 (Jury Trial)
    9. Howard G. Thrash and Jerry McCabe v. Larry Graham, Individually and d/b/a Graham AirRepresented Defendant in DTPA, fraud and breach of contract.72nd District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2007 (Jury Trial)
    10. Rusty Cagle d/b/a Red Bottoms and Flatlanders v. Burnwood, Inc. and Ravan WatsonRepresented Plaintiff in breach of real estate lease agreement.72nd District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2007 (Jury Trial)
  4. PERSONAL INJURY/NEGLIGENCE/INSURANCE POLICY DISPUTES
    1. Loya Insurance Company v. Thomas J. SwiechRepresented Plaintiff/Counter-Defendant in Declaratory Judgment action on coverage disputes.Second Judicial District Court of New Mexico, Bernalillo County – 2015 (Bench Trial)
    2. Alisha Everhart v. Loya Insurance CompanyRepresented Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff in Declaratory Judgment action on coverage disputes.Ninth Judicial District Court of New Mexico, Curry County – 2014 (Bench Trial)
    3. Frances Coats v. Gordon WalkerRepresented Plaintiff in an automobile accident/personal injury.72nd District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2012 (Jury Trial)
    4. Alexander Kosaka v. Jayme Lynn Jones, Chemical Weed Control Incorporated, Hook and Anchor Marine & Water Sports, LLC and Darrell D. WilsonRepresented Defendants in an automobile accident/personal injury claim.119th District Court, Tom Green County, Texas – 2011 (Jury Trial)
    5. Armando Segura v. Vista Grande Dairy, Ltd. Co.Represented Defendant in brain injury to non-subscriber employee personal injury claim.242nd District Court, Hale County, Texas – 2010 (Arbitration)
    6. Kenneth Goode v. Mid-Continent Group d/b/a Mid-Continent Casualty and Mid-Continent InsuranceRepresented Defendant in an underinsured motorist claim.72nd District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2009 (Jury Trial)
    7. Juan Perez and Marie Perez v. Santa Rosa Construction Company and Pitcock Supply, Inc. Represented Defendant in a negligence/premises liability claim.99th District Court, Lubbock County, Texas – 2008 (Jury Trial)