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John LoCurto

Practicing Faculty



  • J.D., New York University (cum laude), 1999
  • B.A., College of William & Mary (summa cum laude), 1996

License to Practice

  • Texas

Specialties and Courses

  • HIPAA Privacy & Security
  • Experiential Legal Analysis


John LoCurto practiced law for nearly 20 years. He spent most of his legal career working for different components of the United States Department of Justice. He most recently served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas here in San Antonio, where his practice focused on health care fraud and whistleblower cases. John rose through the ranks at the U.S. Attorney’s Office to become Assistant Chief of the Civil Division.

Before joining the United States Attorney’s Office, John worked at the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where he tried a mix of civil cases. He was Department of Justice Honors Attorney, spent four years as a litigation associate in private practice, and completed two judicial clerkships.

In 2018, John left traditional legal practice for a position in higher education. He is currently the Ethics and Compliance Officer at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

John is married to his law school sweetheart. He and his wife have two children and two rescue dogs.