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George B. Adams is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He has advised and advocated for individuals, corporations, technology and entertainment companies, and various financial institutions in a wide variety of business disputes, with an emphasis on securities litigation and complex commercial litigation. George also has experience representing clients in shareholder actions, internal investigations, antitrust actions, and other corporate law matters, and he has achieved a strong record of success for his clients in state and federal courts across the United States.
George also has an active pro bono practice. Among other matters, he played a lead role in prosecuting a prisoner-rights class action on behalf of more than thirty-thousand individuals for unconstitutional conditions of confinement at two local jails.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, he was a litigation associate in the New York and San Francisco offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP. Previously, George served as a law clerk to the Honorable John F. Keenan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
George received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from Fordham University School of Law in 2013, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Fordham Law Review and as an Associate Editor of the Fordham Moot Court Board. He received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Vassar College in 2010.
He is admitted to practice in California and New York, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern District of California and the Southern District of New York.
Fordham University - 2013 Juris Doctor
Vassar College - 2010 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar