Jeffrey A. Curran
Jeff’s practice focuses on product liability defense, insurance matters, intellectual property litigation and commercial litigation. He maintains an entertainment law practice, representing motion picture production companies, musicians and recording companies in contract negotiation, licensing and related areas. Jeff is the immediate past Chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Automotive Specialized Litigation Group. He is also the former vice-chair of the DRI’s Automotive SLG, as well as the former Chair and Newsletter Editor for the Automobile Law Committee of the ABA’s Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section.
Jeff is the author of Expert Witnesses: Automobile and Accident Reconstruction Cases, a Thomson Reuters publication now in its Ninth Edition. He has also written on various other subjects in litigation and commercial litigation, and has written and presented several lectures on professionalism and ethics.
Jeff is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the National Fire Protection Association, the ABA’s Products, General Liability and Consumer Law Committee, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, Intellectual Property Committee, Litigation Committee, and the Entertainment and Sports Law Forum. He is a member of the DRI’s Product Liability Committee, Insurance Law Committee and Trucking Law Committee. Jeff is also a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator.
Jeff has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma County Bar Association. In addition, he is the current President of the Board of Directors for The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany.
Jeff is admitted to practice in all state courts in Oklahoma, as well as the United States District Courts for the Western, Northern and Eastern District of Oklahoma, the United States District Court for Colorado and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jeff’s recent experience includes:
- Successfully trying to verdict an injury case defending a large national retail business
- Representing an international satellite television company in various litigation matters
- Representing several major consumer goods manufacturers in various product liability-related matters
- Representing a motion picture production company in the negotiation of a large-budget motion picture production
J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1987
B.S., University of Oklahoma, 1984
AWARDS & HONORS
Personal Injury Defense: Products
Entertainment & Sports
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
International Association of Defense Counsel
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
National Fire Protection Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma County Bar Association