Robert W. Georges is an accomplished civil and criminal trial attorney. He is one of the very few attorneys in the United States who has settled personal injury cases for over a million dollars and has also gotten acquittals on homicide cases at trial – having achieved each multiple times and in different jurisdictions.
Mr. Georges has tried countless cases in State and Federal courts throughout the State of New York. He has argued appeals in the First and Second Departments and he regularly represents individuals accused of sexual misconduct in Title IX proceedings at both elite and public colleges and universities having not yet lost such a case.
Mr. Georges’ track record of success is based on his incomparable work ethic, coupled with the relationship he builds with his clients. His ability to properly investigate a case, looking at it from all angles helps him and his legal team present it to a prosecutor, judge, or jury in the way most favorable to his clients. He regularly takes over extremely challenging criminal cases from other attorneys and navigates a better resolution.
Throughout his career, Mr. Georges’ cases have received extensive press coverage including from The New York Times, The NY Post, The Daily News, Bloomberg Businessweek, VICE Media, CBS News and many others. A murder case he handled in Westchester County was made into an episode of “Snapped” (Season 21, Episode 5) on the Oxygen Network and of “Fatal Attraction” on the TV One Network.
Early in his career, Mr. Georges served in both the Bronx District Attorneys Office and the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor where he was promoted at the top of his class and prosecuted thousands of high-level felony cases. He then practiced at a large international civil litigation firm handling lawsuits between publicly traded reinsurance companies.
Recognized for his success, Mr. Georges has earned numerous accolades and high ratings, including membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a distinction reserved for less than 1% of U.S. lawyers who have secured multiple million-dollar settlements. He has also been recognized by Super Lawyers, earning the distinction in New York City every year since 2012 as both a “Rising Star” and a “Super Lawyer” – a distinction awarded to the top 5% of lawyers each year.
If you or a loved on are facing serious criminal charges, or have been a victim of someone else’s negligence, contact Mr. Georges today to discuss the details of your case.
People v. Merriman, 212 AD 3d 845, 180 NYS 3d 544 (App. Div. 2nd Dept 2023)
People v. Johnson, 2020 NY Slip Op 50839 (NY Sup. Ct. 2020)
Doe v. County of Putnam, 2019 NY Slip Op 34229 (Sup. Ct. Putnam County 2019)
Bardach v. Weber, 144 A.D.3d 553, 42 N.Y.S.3d 11 (App. Div. 1st Dept 2016)
Matter of Shannel P., 2014 NY Slip Op 50687 (NY Family Court, Queens 2014)
Gerwer v. Kelly, 2013 NY Slip Op 51350 (NY Sup. Ct. 2013)
People v. Diaz, 2006 NY Slip 7246 (App. Div. 1st Dept 2006)
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