1850 M Street NW,, Suite 840, Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Curtis A. Boykin


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Curtis A. Boykin is a trial lawyer licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

Mr. Boykin has broad experience in commercial and employment litigation, lobbying, government contracts, and family law. He has represented numerous local government authorities, as well as private businesses and individuals, in the firm’s government contracts, administrative law, municipal finance, and commercial litigation matters. This includes cases involving corporate, franchise and insurance law. Mr. Boykin has represented clients before federal, state, and District of Columbia administrative agencies.

Other Professional Experience

Before attending law school, Mr. Boykin was a senior consultant with Andersen Consulting, where he provided information systems consulting services to public utilities. Mr. Boykin was also one of the first staff members of the African Development Foundation (ADF), a public corporation of the U.S. government that provides financial assistance to countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 1987 and 1988, Mr. Boykin traveled extensively and worked in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. He also wrote for ADF’s trade publication and journal.

Select Clientele

  • Holiday Inn, Washington DC on the Hill
  • Ideal Academy Public Charter School
  • The Trust of Lois Maliou Jones Pierre-Noel
  • The National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO)
  • The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority
  • The District of Columbia Housing Authority
  • National accounting firms
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Individuals

Legal Experience

  • Founding member
    Douglas & Boykin PLLC, 2003
  • Sole practitioner
    Washington, DC, 2002-2003
  • Senior litigation associate
    Leftwich & Douglas, PLLC
    Washington, DC, 1995-2001
  • Associate
    Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
    Baltimore, MD, 1994-1995

Recent published decisions in his appellate cases include:

  • United States ex rel. Davis v. District of Columbia, 679 F.3d 832 (D.C. Cir. 2012);
  • Coulter v. Gerald Family Care, P.C., et al., 964 A.2d 170 (D.C. 2009)
  • Ideal Academy Public Charter School v. Bernola, No. 07-AA-1224 (DC June 11, 2009)
  • Anderson v. District of Columbia Housing Authority and Olaremi Abidoye, 923 A.2d 853 (DC 2007)
  • Calloway v. District of Columbia Housing Authority, 916 A.2d 888 (DC 2006)
  • C&E Services, Inc. of Washington v. District of Columbia Water & Sewer Authority, 354 U.S. App. D.C. 1, 310 F.3d 197 (DC Cir. 2002)
  • Kelsey et al v. Ray et al., 719 A.2d 1248 (DC 1998)

Professional Affiliations

  • Business Advisory Board, Washington Business Journal
  • Graduate, Leadership Washington, 2001 (board member, 2001-2002)
  • Board member, Metropolitan Community Development Corporation, 2001-Present
  • The George Washington University Black Law Alumni Association, 1990-Present
  • District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce, 2002-Present
  • Greater Washington Board of Trade, 2002-Present
  • District of Columbia Court-Appointed Special Advocate Association, 2002-Present (board member, 2002-2005)
  • American Bar Association, 2004-Present
  • National Bar Association, 2002-Present
  • Washington Bar Association, 2002-Present
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, 1995-Present

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