George Bowles has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts as well as arbitrations proceedings, mediations and appeals. He represents and defends individuals, businesses, partnerships and corporations in complex commercial disputes. George has experience representing clients in banking, business, consumer law, construction, employment, estate and trust, franchise, intellectual property, personal injury, real estate and securities litigation.
George’s recent cases as defense counsel include the defense and appeal of a multimillion-dollar Lanham Act claim against a government contractor; the defense of a multimillion dollar professional malpractice claim against an environmental services company; the defense of a multimillion-dollar claim against a national bank for alleged wrongful issuance of a signature guaranty; the defense of a fraud in the inducement claim against a franchisor; the prosecution of a faulty design and construction claim against an architect and general contractor.
George is licensed to practice in Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia Beach Bar Association and the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is also active in the community, serving on the board of directors of the Virginia Aquarium.
A 1995 graduate of Washington & Lee University School of Law, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with distinction, in electrical engineering from Virginia Military Institute in 1989. Between college and law school, George worked as a project engineer for an architectural and engineering firm designing electrical systems for hospitals and commercial buildings.
- American Bar Association, Business Law Section
- Virginia Beach Bar Association
- Washington & Lee University School of Law (J.D.), 1995
- Virginia Military Institute (B.S.), 1989
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