Andrew George

Special Counsel

Washington, D.C.

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Andrew George represents individuals and corporations in all stages of criminal and civil litigation, as well as in internal investigations. He has first-chaired trials, evidentiary hearings, and appeals at both the state and federal levels.

Andrew's criminal defense practice has included representation of individuals and corporations both pre- and post-indictment and in investigations for fraud, conspiracy, money laundering, false statements, health care fraud and false statements, and violations of the FCPA.

Andrew's civil practice has spanned a broad range of commercial disputes in areas including breaches of contract, antitrust, environmental regulation, public utility regulation (particularly involving new technologies), employment law, and a number of cases involving thefts of intellectual property.

Andrew also devotes substantial time to pro bono work, with a focus on wrongful convictions. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project and has served as lead counsel on numerous wrongful convictions matters. Andrew is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center and George Washington University Law School, where he teaches courses on wrongful convictions.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew served as a law clerk to the Honorable James C. Cacheris of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Related Experience

  • Defended an interventional cardiologist against accusations of healthcare fraud and false statements
  • Defended the CEO of WebMD's Medical Manager Corp. after indictment for money laundering and fraud
  • Defended a distributor of dental supplies against price fixing allegations
  • Conducted internal investigations for numerous international corporations in response to DOJ subpoenas and whistleblower complaints
  • Provided anti-bribery risk assessment and due diligence in connection with corporate acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Defended a transportation network company against Pennsylvania enforcement authorities
  • Represented an insurance agency in a dispute involving a theft of computer files and breaches of fiduciary duty
  • Defended Japanese inventors in a dispute with an international South Korean company involving allegations of misappropriation of LCD-related trade secrets, granted summary judgment, argued before the Federal Circuit
  • Defended a large pharmaceutical corporation against patent inventors raising breach of contract and tort claims
  • Defended a large paper goods manufacturer against an oil company in a tort dispute
  • Defended a large computer company against a former executive in a dispute over stock options
  • Protected a SWAT officer from improper disclosure of personally identifying information
  • Defended an oppressed Bolivian immigrant facing deportation, asylum was granted in the United States
  • Served as lead counsel in at least 10 cases of potential wrongful conviction, including dual-representation of criminal defendant facing cold-case capital murder charges in Alabama, simultaneous with ongoing effort to exonerate him for a wrongful attempted-murder conviction in Virginia, argued twice before the Virginia Supreme Court (co-counsel with Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project)