Curt L. Rome, Member
Direct Phone: 504-212-7293
Direct Fax: 504-212-7296
Curt is a native of Tallulah, Louisiana. Since graduating from the LSU Law Center in 2004, Curt has represented industrial, retail, and insurance clients in complex litigation matters. His general litigation experience includes representing clients in transportation, products liability, premises liability, commercial litigation, first and third party insurance coverage, professional liability, and toxic tort matters. He has represented clients from many industries including commercial carriers, contractors, national retailers, domestic and foreign product manufacturers, and domestic and London market insurers. Curt has represented these industries in litigation involving claims of personal injury, wrongful death, commercial and residential property damage, business interruption and business loss claims. Curt has also handled numerous matters for local and national chemical manufacturers against claims involving workplace exposures to benzene and asbestos.
Curt graduated from the LSU Law Center in 2004 where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and a finalist in the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition. He is now a member of the Louisiana, Federal, and New Orleans Bar Associations, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel, and Defense Research Institute. He was a board member of the New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel from 2007 through 2014 and was President from 2013 through 2014. Curt is also a member of the Defense Research Institute Retail and Hospitality Committee and he was recently named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor bestowed on less than one percent of the lawyers in each jurisdiction. Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine has consistently named Curt to its list of Rising Stars 2012-2017, and he has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating with a 4.9/5.0 peer rating.
Curt resides in New Orleans with his wife, Brianne, and their two children.
Louisiana State University, Juris Doctorate, 2004
Louisiana State University, BS, 1999
Louisiana State Bar
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
Defense Research Institute, Retail and Hospitality Committee
Federal Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel (Board Member, 2007-2014; President, 2013-2014)
New Orleans Bar Association
Themis Advocates Group
Commercial Litigation, First and Third Party Insurance Coverage, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Professional Liability, Toxic Tort, Transportation