Vinson & Elkins LLP
George has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil trials, litigation, and related appeals and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Securities Litigation. His practice involves a broad range of matters with particular emphasis on complex civil litigation, including lender liability, securities litigation, technology matters, and the defense of professional liability claims involving attorneys, accountants, and officers and directors.
George devotes a substantial part of his practice to defending attorneys in professional liability matters and in loss prevention counseling and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Legal Malpractice law. In a Texas Lawyer survey, Texas attorneys named George as one of a handful "go to" lawyers in professional liability cases. For more than 25 years, George has been engaged by local, regional, and national firms and their attorneys to defend them in professional liability matters, disqualification proceedings, disciplinary actions, and fee disputes. Such matters include claims alleging malpractice, conflicts of interest, conspiracy, deceptive practices, fraud, RICO, and breach of fiduciary duties in substantive areas including appellate practice, bankruptcy, copyrights, corporate transactions, criminal law, employment law, environmental law, estate planning, financial services, franchising, intellectual property, patents and trademarks, personal injury, real estate, securities, tax, trial, and wills and trusts.
George previously chaired the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability and ABA Section of Litigation Professional Liability Litigation Committee which present national programs and produce various printed and electronic publications. George currently serves as V&E's Professional Liability Practice Leader.