Andrew George


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Washington, D.C.

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Andrew George

A first-chair litigator, Andrew George is equally known for his deep courtroom experience as for his creative troubleshooting and quiet advocacy outside of court that has time and again helped his clients with the most sensitive legal problems.

Criminal/Government Enforcement

Andrew has represented a broad variety of individuals and corporations both pre- and post-indictment and in investigations for alleged fraud, healthcare fraud and false statements, conspiracy, money laundering, false statements, anti-kickback law, environmental crimes, financial aid fraud, tax fraud, price fixing, FARA violations, and FCPA violations.

Andrew also draws on this broad experience in counseling corporations conducting internal investigations, risk assessments, and due diligence in response to DOJ subpoenas, civil investigative demands, whistleblower complaints, and other allegations.

Select cases include: lead trial counsel for Clinton Portis in health care fraud trial; representing a religious leader though a multi-year fraud investigation; defending a cardiologist during a nearly five-year health care fraud investigation; and a healthcare administrator convicted of healthcare fraud.

Civil Litigation

Andrew represents companies and individuals in a wide range of commercial disputes involving under consumer protection laws, privacy laws including COPPA, antitrust laws, the Anti-Terrorism Act, alleged breaches of contract, tort claims, employment law, and intellectual property disputes.

Select cases include: defense of dental products distributor against price fixing allegations; defense of a pharmaceutical company in high profile unjust enrichment suit; defense of ridesharing company against allegations of improper operation; and defense of a D.C. businessman facing civil sexual assault allegations.

Pro Bono

Andrew is the Chair of the Washington, D.C. office's Pro Bono Committee, and he devotes substantial time to pro bono work, with a focus on wrongful convictions. Andrew is a member of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project and serves on its Executive Committee.

Andrew is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center, and he previously taught at George Washington University Law School. 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

Federal & State Enforcement

  • Lead trial counsel for former Pro Bowler Clinton Portis against allegations of healthcare fraud
  • Defended an interventional cardiologist against accusations of healthcare fraud and false statements
  • Defended a religious leader against accusations of financial aid fraud
  • Defended the CEO of WebMD's Medical Manager Corp. after indictment for money laundering and fraud
  • A healthcare administrator convicted of healthcare fraud
  • Defended a large chemical manufacturer indicted for alleged environmental crimes
  • Defended a distributor of dental supplies against price fixing and group boycott allegations
  • Defended individuals associated with the 2019 Office of Special Counsel investigation
  • Defended a large technology company against FTC allegations of violations of the FTC Act and COPPA
  • Represented several technology companies facing FTC investigations for alleged privacy law violations
  • Conducted internal investigations, risk assessments, and due diligence for numerous international corporations in response to DOJ subpoenas, whistleblower complaints, and internal investigations
  • Defended a transportation network company against Pennsylvania enforcement authorities

Civil Litigation

  • Defended a large pharmaceutical corporation in high-profile unjust enrichment suit
  • Defended an engineering firm against alleged violations of the Anti-Terrorism Act
  • Defended the owner of NFL franchise in an NFL arbitration
  • Defended an international printer manufacturer in an intellectual property dispute
  • Represented an insurance agency in a dispute involving a theft of computer files and breaches of fiduciary duty
  • Defended a distributor of dental supplies against private suits for an alleged group boycott
  • Defended a businessman against civil sexual assault allegations
  • 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

Pro Bono

  • Led a team for Charles Jason Lively, who served 15 years in prison for a murder by arson he did not commit
  • Led the representation of Hubert James Williams, a homeless man confined for 12 years in a wrongful incarceration case
  • Represented Lundy Khoy, an immigration activist threatened for 20 years with deportation for a college drug offense
  • Defended a juvenile wrongly accused of a home break-in and assault
  • Protected a SWAT officer from improper disclosure of personally identifying information following a deadly force incident
  • Represented a prisoner through trial by court appointment in a Section 1983 lawsuit
  • Defended an oppressed Bolivian immigrant facing deportation
  • Defended through trial an Alabama man facing capital murder charges


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