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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.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Georgia Super Lawyer (2013-2016)
    • Georgia Rising Star (2009-2012)
    • Georgia Trend Magazine's "Georgia's Legal Elite" (2010, 2013)
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association - 2015 Reed Alumni Award
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association - 2013 William Gaston Alumni Award
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association - Parliamentarian (2012-2016), Board of Governors (2009-Present)
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association – Class of 1994 Reunion Committee, Events Chair
    • Georgetown University Club of Georgia – Board Member (2005-present), President (2006-2010)
    • Leadership DeKalb – Class of 2008
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Leadership Academy – Class of 2007
    • University of Virginia School of Law – 1998 Class Manager, Reunion Committee
    • The Norfolk Academy – 1990 Class Representative
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association - 2013 William Gaston Alumni Award
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association - Parliamentarian (2012-2016), Board of Governors (2009-Present)
    • Georgetown University Alumni Association – Class of 1994 Reunion Committee, Events Chair
    • Georgetown University Club of Georgia – Board Member (2005-present), President (2006-2010)
    • Leadership DeKalb – Class of 2008
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Leadership Academy – Class of 2007
    • University of Virginia School of Law – 1998 Class Manager, Reunion Committee
    • The Norfolk Academy – 1990 Class Representative
    • Leadership DeKalb – Class of 2008
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Leadership Academy – Class of 2007
    • University of Virginia School of Law – 1998 Class Manager, Reunion Committee
    • The Norfolk Academy – 1990 Class Representative
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Professional Affiliations

    • Construction Lawyers Society of America - Fellow (2017)
    • Bleckley Inn of Court - Master (2011-present)
    • American Bar Association, Litigation Section and Forum on the Construction Industry (1999-present)
    • Georgia State Bar
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Newsletter Editor (2007-2008)
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Board of Directors (2005-2007)
    • American Bar Association, Litigation Section and Forum on the Construction Industry (1999-present)
    • Georgia State Bar
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Newsletter Editor (2007-2008)
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Board of Directors (2005-2007)
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Newsletter Editor (2007-2008)
    • Georgia State Bar, YLD Board of Directors (2005-2007)
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Publications

  • "Proving Your Client's Damages: The Basics and Beyond," Contract Litigation ICLE Seminar, August 2004
  • "Ethical Considerations For The Real Estate Lawyer," Commercial Real Estate ICLE Seminar, November 2003