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Michael J. Curry

Michael J. Curry

Practice areas:

Contracts & Agreements, Business, Employment & Labor, Franchising, Litigation

About Me

Michael Curry has over 25 years of experience representing small, mid-sized and large (including publicly traded) companies as well as select individuals. He was a Partner (Shareholder) and Chairman of a law firm’s Business Law department and Partner in a National law firm before becoming a named Partner in PalmarellaCurry. 


 


On a Presidential Scholarship Mr. Curry attended the University of Scranton, from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Temple University School of Law, where he served as Executive Editor of The Jurist Magazine. Thereafter he completed further studies at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 


 


He clerked for the Circuit Executive, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and is licensed to practice before the State and Federal Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court. 


 


Mr. Curry is a member of the Federalist Society, where he serves on its Philadelphia Chapter Board of Directors and belongs to the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit National Honor Society. He serves on the Board of Hope Springs Equestrian Therapy Inc. and Chairs the Advisory Board at Bonner/Prendergast High School. Michael is included in Who's Who in American Law and was named a top Business Lawyer multiple years by Main Line Today magazine, serving the Philadelphia region. 


 


Michael's areas of sub-concentration include Corporate and Business Law (includes corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships), Business Litigation, Contracts, Franchise/Licensing, Trademark Registration - both US and International, Employment Law (Employer and Exec. Level Employees) & Real Estate. His work includes matters for small, mid-sized and large companies in varying industries and having regional, national and/or international presences, as well as for select individuals.   


 


His direct email is mcurry@pkpc.net

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Litigation: 20%
    30 years
  2. Franchising: 20%
    30 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
    30 years
  4. Business: 20%
    30 years
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    30 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Christian K. Lassen

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Patricia Sons Biswanger

    I have known Michael Curry for about ten years, first as a neighbor and friend, and, in the past few years, as co-counsel on a number of cases. These cases have been quite complex and difficult, and Mike tackles them with enthusiasm and perceptiveness. His legal knowledge is vast, and he is a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!

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    Patricia Biswanger Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

PalmarellaCurry

1255 Drummers Lane, Suite 105
4 Glenhardie Corporate Center
Wayne, PA, 19087

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198505/29/2015
PAActive198405/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Who's Who in American LawSutton2012
Top Business AttorneyMain Line Today Magazine2012
Top Business AttorneyMain Line Today Magazine2011
Magna Cum LaudeUniv. of Scranton1984
Alpha Sigma NuUniversity of Scranton1984
University of ScrantonPresidential ScholarshipN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderPalmarella Curry2003 - Present
ShareholderRegional & National Law Firms1984 - 2003
Clerk to Circuit ExecutiveUnited States Court Of Appeals 3d Circuit1984 - 1984
Commentaries, then Executive, EditorJurist Magazine1982 - 1984

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Monsignor Bonner/Arbishop Prendergast High SchoolAdvisory Board, Chair and Member2012 - Present
Hope Springs Equestrian TherapyBoard of Directors2009 - 2015
Federalist Society (Philadelphia Lawyers chapter)Board of Directors2002 - Present
Continental Bank of New JerseySolicitor to Board of Directors1996 - 1997

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Acquisition of US Rights to Overseas Franchise SystemN/A
Counseled Family Business from "Start-Up" -Through Growth - To Eventual SaleN/A
Continuous Representation of Major Medical PracticeN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Jurist MagazineLimiting State-To-State Product Liability Claims1984
United States Court of Appeals, Third CircuitFirst Annual Report/draft1983

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wharton School, University of PennsylvaniaSmall Business ManagementCerificate1991
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of ScrantonCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1979