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| Geoff White | Jerry Cureton | Jeff Druek |
...Jerry CuretonJerry Cureton actively manages the business of Moloka'i Strait and is the companyï¿½s general counsel.He
is passionate about business and about boats.For many years Jerry
family have actively sailed their ketch on the East Coast, and from Maine to Florida with a couple of stops in Bermuda along the way.He
turned to trawlers when he
met Geoff White several years ago, and remains committed to the idea that yachting is about the journey, and not the destination.Being on the water is a sufficient goal all by itself.As he
says, ï¿½I am happy with the wind in my face and the water under my keel, and I am in no hurry when I am there.I want to enjoy the moment.If I want to go fast, I will get a Lear jet.ï¿½
In addition to his
involvement with Molokai Strait
law firm, Cureton Caplan, in southern New Jersey.In addition to his other business interests, he is active in his community, serving on numerous civic and charitable boards
Born in New Orleans while his
father was in med school on the GI bill, Jerry
early life living around the country, even attending kindergarten in Honolulu, Hawaii.
family settled in New Jersey.
Jerry obtained a bachelors of business administration at Temple University in Philadelphia, and then attended Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, in Williamsburg, Va. After graduating in 2 ½ years, he worked as a staff attorney at the Pittsburgh office of the National Labor Relations Board, where he honed his skills as a labor lawyer.
In 1975 he
moved to Fort Lauderdale in private practice, where he
met Don Corbin and they have been lifelong friends since.
Jerry moved back to Philadelphia and practiced labor and employment law in well established firms, becoming a partner in one of the largest firms in the US.
In 1992 he
own firm in New Jersey, and grew that to 20 lawyers.
practice to include commercial and business litigation.
has over 30 years of experience in commercial transactions, business litigation, labor and employment law.
As an entrepreneur, he
has been active in such diverse industries as banking, merchant services, restaurants, renewable energy and yachting.
In addition to receiving the highest (AV) rating as an attorney, he
has repeatedly been recognized as a "Super Lawyer" in labor and employment matters.
In addition to representing small businesses and individuals, he
also handled complex and class action cases.
For example, he was been on the leadership committee of a complex matter where over 60 class actions were consolidated nationwide.
has litigated multi-million dollar cases.
has never lost his
sense that the law should be an instrument to help people, no matter how large or small the case, regardless of the client, and that everyone deserves the highest quality legal services.
In addition to performing pro bono work throughout his career, he has also been active on civic and charitable boards including chair person of the Burlington County College Foundation and of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, to name but a few.
entrepreneurial experiences have given him a unique understanding of the nature and needs of business.
consults with business leaders on start-ups, funding, mergers, acquisitions and contracts.
recognizes that key to success, among other things, are hard work, planning, proper funding and relationships - and not necessarily in that order.
He is a member of the Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania bars.
relaxes on his
motorcycle, is beginning to knock the rust off his
golf game, and although he
has a wide variety of interests, business and business law are always on his