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.
Legal Malpractice Defense
George devotes a
substantial part of his practice to defending attorneys in professional
liability matters and in loss prevention counseling and was named The Best Lawyers in America®'s "Lawyer of the Year" 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.
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.