Curtis A. Johnson Joins Bond, Schoeneck & King

August 24, 2015

(Rochester, NY):  Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce Curtis A. Johnson has joined Bond's litigation practice in Rochester.

Curtis concentrates his practice on complex corporate litigation. He has experience in the area of large-scale, multi-party litigation and effectively counsels business clients as they navigate protracted disputes. Curtis was counsel to a large commercial and investment bank in Adelphia Recovery Trust v. Bank of America, N.A., et al. and represented one of two ownership groups in Ferolito v. Vultaggio in their dispute over control of AriZona Iced Tea.

As an experienced creditors’ rights attorney, Curtis has represented creditors and debtors in and out of bankruptcy. Representative matters in which Curtis has played a significant role include:  In re Cornerstone Homes, Inc., In re Elmira Downtown Arena, LLC and PACA Creditors of Lenny Perry’s Produce, Inc. v. Genecco Produce, Inc.

"Curtis adds more strength to our already deep bench of business litigators. His background in litigating complex corporate disputes will further serve our clients in achieving success," said Edward P. Hourihan, Jr., Managing Member of the firm's Rochester office.

Curtis has counseled consumer debt collection agencies on matters relating to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Telephone Consumer Practice Act, and defended debt collectors against large scale, bet-the-company, class actions.

In addition, Curtis has successfully represented parties in disputes arising out of construction work, including general- and sub-contractors in pay disputes and defense of a regional bank against claims of lien law diversion.

When representing municipalities and property owners in real property tax assessment matters, Curtis has worked closely with appraisers and tax assessors.

Knowledgeable about e-discovery and the ever-changing landscape of preserving, producing and utilizing electronically stored information, Curtis has written on the expansion of federal e-discovery guidelines in New York State courts.

Curtis is active in the Monroe County Bar Association as a member of the Ethics and Diversity committees and as Chair of the Young Lawyers Section.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is a law firm with 230 lawyers serving individuals, companies and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has nine offices in New York State and offices in Naples, Florida and Overland Park, Kansas.