Mr. Romig currently serves as the Atlanta Office’s Litigation Leader. He has assisted construction, financial, energy, technology, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and transportation companies in resolving commercial disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and state and federal litigation. Mr. Romig's construction dispute experience includes resolving disputes related to nonpayment, defective construction and defective design for owners, contractors, design-builders, subcontractors and lenders through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and state and federal litigation throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. He helped one of his clients secure the largest verdict in the history of Brooks County, Georgia in a design and construction defect case, and helped another client successfully resolve litigation involving issues related to improper preparation of sites for vertical construction due to the use of improper filler materials. He has also successfully defended a major construction equipment manufacturer in a products liability action and a design-build contractor in a workers’ compensation and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act case in New Orleans. Mr. Romig’s construction litigation experience is informed by his extensive experience negotiating and drafting construction contracts using all of the industry's major form contract documents.
Mr. Romig's real estate litigation experience includes all manner of property related disputes. He has represented lenders, real estate developers, investors, contractors, property owners and tenants in loan default, eminent domain, lease, easement, title, boundary, foreclosure, and other property-based disputes. He has extensive experience in foreclosure confirmation and loan deficiency actions, regularly appearing before courts throughout Georgia on such matters.
Mr. Romig has extensive dispute resolution experience representing utilities and other energy companies involved in energy marketing and manufacturers involved in co-generation. He has counseled these clients in matters involving informal dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration and litigation. These representations have involved almost every aspect of power generation, supply, demand and transmission.
He has experience with litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, having served for several years as national discovery counsel for a major home improvement retailer. This work involved several years of supervising defense counsel in hundreds of premises liability, false imprisonment and products liability cases brought against the client. More specifically, Mr. Romig helped the client evaluate these cases and determine the most cost effective means of defending and resolving them. He also helped the client develop and implement standardized discovery procedures for these cases.
Prior to joining the firm, Curtis Romig clerked in the Norfolk Division of the Eastern District of Virginia for the Honorable Henry Coke Morgan, Jr., United States District Judge.