Gavin J. Curley


  • location icon New York, NY
    77 Water Street
    Suite 2100
    New York, NY 10005

Gavin J. Curley is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and is vice-chair of the Directors & Officers Coverage Practice. Mr. Curley counsels insurers in connection with coverage and liability issues arising under directors and officers liability, professional liability and employment liability policies, amongst other coverages. Representative matters include securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, private equity disputes, bankruptcy adversary litigation, breach of fiduciary claims, inadequate consideration claims, cross-border regulatory investigations and high-level employment practices disputes. 

Mr. Curley regularly advises clients on coverage analysis and policy interpretation, claims handling and resolution, case valuation and settlement. Mr. Curley has successfully resolved numerous complex coverage disputes through mediation and other alternative dispute resolution methods. Mr. Curley has also drafted insurance policies and endorsements, as well as provided guidance to insurance underwriters on addressing specialized risks.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New York


New York


Fordham University School of Law

Master of Laws, cum laude, Banking, Corporate and Finance Law, 2010

Rutgers University School of Law - Newark

Juris Doctor, 2002

Lehigh University

Bachelor of Arts, 1999

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