David J. George
David George attorneyDavid J. George earned his Bachelor of Art degree in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island, summa cum laude.  David then graduated at the top of his class at the University of Richmond School of Law.  At the University of Richmond, David was a member of the Law Review, was the President of the McNeill Law Society, and earned numerous academic awards, including outstanding academic performance in each of his three years there and outstanding graduate. 

Before founding the Firm, David, who is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell (the highest rating available), was a partner in one of the largest class action firms in the world.  David, a zealous advocate of shareholder, consumer and EB-5 investor rights, has been lead and/or co-lead counsel with respect to various securities class action matters throughout the United States, including:  In re Cryo Cell Int’l, Inc. Sec. Litig. ($7 million settlement); In re TECO Energy, Inc. Sec. Litig. ($17.35 million settlement); In re Newpark Res., Inc. Sec. Litig. ($9.24 million settlement); In re Mannatech, Inc. Sec. Litig. ($11.5 million settlement); and In re R.H. Donnelly ($25 million settlement).   David has also acted as lead counsel in numerous consumer class actions nationwide, including:  Lewis v. Labor Ready, Inc.($11 million settlement); In re Webloyalty, Inc.   Mktg. & Sales Practices Litig. ($10 million settlement); and In re Navisite Migration Litig. ($1.7 million settlement).  David was also a member of the litigation team that secured a $925 million settlement in In re UnitedHealth Grp. Inc. PSLRA Litig. ($925.5 million settlement).  The UnitedHealth Group settlement was the largest stock options backdating case in history.

David spent more than a decade as a commercial litigator with two of the largest corporate law firms in the United States.  During that time, David aggressively prosecuted and defended a wide array of complex commercial litigation matters, including securities class action matters, non-compete litigation, fraud claims, and real estate-based litigation matters.

In 2007, David was named one of Florida’s Most Effective Corporate/Securities Lawyers and was the only plaintiffs’ securities class action counsel recognized. 

 

 

ABOUT DAVID:

EDUCATION
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA, J.D., magna cum laude, 1991
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, B.A., summa cum laude, 1988

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Florida
United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Fifth Circuits
United Sates District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
American Bar Association, 2004-present; Florida Bar Association, 1991-present;
Palm Beach County Bar Association, 1991-present

HONORS
AV Preeminent Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
2007 Florida's Most Effective Corporate and Securities Lawyer

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
$17.35 million recovery for Teco Energy
$11.5 million recovery for Mannatech
Lead counsel to Taft-Hartley pension funds in numerous class actions

CIVIC & COMMUNITY SERVICE; PUBLICATIONS; OTHER NEWS
Wellington Chamber of Commerce, 2015-16
Wellington recreation soccer, 2005-16
American Inns of Court, 2016-17
President of Papa’s Packs, 2014-17 (non profit organization benefiting the homeless)

WHAT YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT DAVID
David buys and sells investment grade comic books and has a vintage toy collection including a huge amount of Batman and The Joker collectibles.  David is also a rabid New England Patriots fan, a father of five children (including two sets of twins) and four grandchildren. 

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