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305.373.9400
305.373.9443
gmahfood@broadandcassel.com

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Practice Areas:

Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property
White Collar Defense and Compliance
Land Use and Environmental Law
Consumer Financial Services

Industries Served:

Apparel & Luxury Brands

Bar Membership:

Pennsylvania, 1978
Florida, 1996
New York, 2006

Courts:

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals: Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Eleventh Circuits

U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

U.S. District Court, Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania

Education:

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978
J.D., Juris Doctor

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1975
B.A., Economics and Political Science

Affiliations:

Legal Services of Greater Miami
Board of Directors
American Association for Justice
Member; Former Section Chair

George G. Mahfood P.A.

Partner
Miami   

Mr. Mahfood is a Partner in the Miami office of Broad and Cassel and is a member of the Firm's Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Consumer Financial Services,White Collar Defense and Compliance and Land Use and Environmental Law Practice Groups.

  • Mr. Mahfood has 38 years of trial and appellate experience in civil and criminal litigation including, securities, intellectual property, insurance, contracts, real estate, products liability, class actions, criminal defense and environmental matters.
  • He has represented corporate officers and businesses in litigation involving corporate control disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, breach of contract claims, real estate development disputes and environmental regulatory actions.
  • He has defended individuals in Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions and administrative proceedings arising from real estate and viatical investments.
  • Mr. Mahfood has successfully obtained multimillion dollar settlements including for securities fraud, insurance and banking matters.
  • He has obtained numerous multimillion dollar recoveries for plaintiffs in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases arising from defective products, psychiatric malpractice, aviation crashes and general negligence cases.
  • Mr. Mahfood has defended individuals and businesses in federal and state grand jury investigations and prosecutions involving white collar and general criminal matters.
  • Mr. Mahfood has had significant roles in more than 45 reported decisions.
  • Mr. Mahfood was elected by the Dade County Bar Association to serve as one of its representatives to the Board of Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.
  • Mr. Mahfood has been named "Top Attorney" by the South Florida Legal Guide and has also been recognized as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Mahfood is an AV Preeminent®-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the agency’s highest marks for both competency and ethics. He was also recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America®" for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions- Plaintiffs 2017.
Mr. Mahfood has published a number of articles for TRIAL Magazine.

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America®" for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions- Plaintiffs 2017 
  • "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine, 2007 - 2008, 2011 - 2016 
  • Named "Top Attorney" by the South Florida Legal Guide, 2004-2008, 2011-2017 
  • Achieved AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell  

Press Releases

Date

Press Release

12/16/2016

Broad and Cassel Honored as a 2017 Top Law Firm: Guide honors 18 firm attorneys

8/16/2016

45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers® in America, Four Selected as Lawyers of the Year

6/9/2016

34 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named Florida Super Lawyers, 12 Honored as Rising Stars