Larry Curtis, CSSC, Esq., Structured Settlement Consultant
Toll Free: 800-448-8360
Areas of Expertise and Experience:
Since graduation from law school in 1969, Larry Curtis has been involved in the settlement of an estimated 10,000 cases as plaintiff or defense counsel, structured settlement consultant or mediator. From 2000 to present he has been a member of the Bridgestone / Firestone early resolution team involving the Ford Explorer and Wilderness ATX cases. During that litigation he attended more than 300 mediations in Texas, Florida, California, Arizona, and elsewhere in person, presenting structured settlement proposals, and providing economic analysis, negotiation, and mediation consulting services. That program was very successful and was presented the 2003 Practical Achievement Award by the Center for Public Resources (CPR). The other clients of his consulting business include the U.S. Department of Justice, self-insured corporations, plaintiff, and defense law firms.
Larry was a settlement consultant and member of the Board of Directors of Ringler Associates, Inc. From1975 to 1985, Larry was Senior Counsel for Product Liability and Risk Management for The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company. He has taught a Product Liability course at the Akron University Law School and was a partner of Amerman, Burt & Jones, Canton, Ohio.
In 2003, Mr. Curtis attended the Harvard Law Summer Program for Attorneys in Mediation and has also trained as a mediator at the District of Columbia Multi-Door Program and Texas Attorney-Mediator Institute. He obtained his professional designation of Certified Structured Settlement Consultant from the University of Notre Dame in 1992. Larry holds a life, health, and disability license in multiple states.
Larry received his Juris Doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University Law School in 1969 and his Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University in 1966.