Edward J. Currie, Jr.


Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A.,

EDWARD J. “Ned” CURRIE, JR., is a Shareholder at Currie Johnson & Myers, PA, with offices in Jackson and Biloxi, Mississippi. Mr. Currie graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1976.  He has spent his career in the courtroom representing the interests of insurers in complex insurance coverage matters and bad faith defense – as well as personal injury defense – having tried over 175 jury cases to verdict.  Mr. Currie is the immediate Past President of the American College of Coverage and Extra contractual Counsel.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and on the Mississippi Supreme Court Advisory Committee for the Rules of Civil Procedure.  Mr. Currie is Past President of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association which bestowed upon him its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Past President of the Mississippi Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.  He is a member of the American Law Institute, International Association of Defense Counsel, and is a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America.  Mr. Currie was recognized by Corporate Intl Magazine as 2016 Mississippi Product Liability Attorney of the Year, by Best Lawyers as 2016 Mississippi Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation-Defense, by International Global Law Experts as 2014 Mississippi Product Liability Lawyer of the Year, and by Best Lawyers as 2012 Mississippi Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law.  He also is listed by Super Lawyers in the Top 50: 2015 Mississippi Super Lawyers and was listed by the Mississippi Business Journal in the 2013 Top 10 Leaders in Law in Mississippi.  Listed by the American Lawyer & Martindale Hubbell as a Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance, Mr. Currie has written and lectured widely on an array of insurance coverage issues.