George is a trusted attorney with over 30 years of experience in state and federal court. His practice includes representing employers in a broad range of labor and employment disputes, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination matters. He provides strategic counseling to employers with respect to employee investigations, workplace policies, unfair competition and enforcement of trade secrets. In addition to his employment practice, George has extensive experience defending public and private sector clients against premises liability, automobile liability, wrongful death and personal injury claims. George has argued before the California Courts of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
    • J.D., 1987
  • State University of New York at Albany
    • B.A., 1984

Admissions & Associations

Bar Admissions

  • California

Professional Associations

  • California State Bar
    • Labor & Employment Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • Labor & Employment Section

Speaking & Publications

George has lectured on how to avoid errors and omissions claims, and California’s Fair Claims Settlement Practices regulations. He is the author of “Distress Signals,” an article published in Los Angeles Lawyer magazine that explores strategies for litigating claims of severe emotional distress. Additional published works and speaking engagements include: “Claims Adjusters Take Heed: Daubert Wants You” John Cooke Fraud Reporter; and “Protecting Yourself – Avoiding Errors and Omissions in the 90’s” presented to the Southwest Los Angeles Escrow Association.

Experience

  • Secured defense verdict at trial for medical equipment company sued for wrongful termination;
  • Successfully enforced national company’s non-compete agreement/restrictive covenant against former managerial employee;
  • Secured dismissal of wrongful death action brought against criminal lawyer;
  • Obtained summary judgement in defense of home ownership dispute;
  • Successfully demurred to claim of unfair competition brought against home care agency;
  • Guided home care agency in reworking pay policy to clarify provisions of the Labor Code;
  • Presided over and decided employee grievance appeals brought before the Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission;
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of grocery store sued for premises liability;
  • Defended attorneys and law firms sued for attorney malpractice;
  • Handled countless mediations and settlement conferences covering a wide variety of employment, professional liability and personal injury claims;
  • Represented public agencies in defense of employment and general liability claims.

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