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George G. Mahfood

Partner

2 South Biscayne Blvd.
21st Floor
Miami, FL 33131
280 Park Avenue
15th Floor West
New York, NY 10017
george.mahfood@nelsonmullins.com
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George Mahfood has 40 years of trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, for civil and criminal matters, involving securities, intellectual property, insurance, contracts, real estate, products liability, class actions, criminal defense, and environmental matters.

He has represented corporate officers, shareholders, and businesses in litigation involving securities claims, corporate control, corporate valuations, fiduciary duty,...

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George Mahfood has 40 years of trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, for civil and criminal matters, involving securities, intellectual property, insurance, contracts, real estate, products liability, class actions, criminal defense, and environmental matters.

He has represented corporate officers, shareholders, and businesses in litigation involving securities claims, corporate control, corporate valuations, fiduciary duty, trade secrets, contracts, real estate developments, and environmental regulatory actions.

He has defended individuals in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions arising from real estate and viatical investments.

trade secrets, contracts, real estate developments, and environmental regulatory actions.

He has defended individuals in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions arising from real estate and viatical investments.

George Mahfood has 40 years of trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, for civil and criminal matters, involving securities, intellectual property, insurance, contracts, real estate, products liability, class actions, criminal defense, and environmental matters.

He has represented corporate officers, shareholders, and businesses in litigation involving securities claims, corporate control, corporate valuations, fiduciary duty,... trade secrets, contracts, real estate developments, and environmental regulatory actions.

He has defended individuals in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions arising from real estate and viatical investments.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Obtained multi-million dollar recoveries in federal trademark counterfeiting claims on behalf of multi-national luxury brands 
  • Obtained multi-million-dollar recoveries in commercial litigation, arbitrations, and class actions for securities fraud, insurance, and banking matters
  • Obtained multi-million-dollar recoveries in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases involving defective products, psychiatric malpractice, aviation crashes, and general negligence
  • Defended individuals and businesses in federal and state grand jury investigations and prosecutions involving white collar and general criminal matters

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD (1978)
  • University of Pittsburgh, BA, Economics and Political Science (1975)

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

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  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
  • Member, The Florida Bar
    • Trial Lawyers Section
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar
    • Litigation Section
  • Member, New York State Bar Association 
    • Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
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