EDUCATIONBrooklyn Law School
J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
Articles Editor, Brooklyn Law Review
Paul Windels Jr. Fellowship
Joel M. Leifer Scholarship
CALI Award, Prosecutor’s Clinic
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
B.A., cum laude, 2008
ADMISSIONSNew York (2012)
U.S. District Courts:
- E.D.N.Y (2013)
- S.D.N.Y (2014)
George Bauer is an associate in the New York and White Plains offices where he represents institutional investors in complex securities and investment-related disputes.For almost nine years, George has taken a lead role in all stages of complex civil litigation, from pre-suit investigation through motion practice, discovery, summary judgment, and trial. While an associate and later junior partner at the international law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, George gained experience taking and defending depositions, working with expert consultants and witnesses, and appearing in court. In addition, George has handled numerous internal investigations and investigations by both the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. George has represented clients in connection with complex regulatory enforcement matters dealing with, among other things, securities fraud, commodities fraud, and foreign bribery issues. He has also advised transactional teams on litigation and compliance related risks.
Prior to Kirkland, George attended Brooklyn Law School where he served as a student prosecutor in the Kings County District Attorney’s office and led the prosecution of misdemeanor domestic violence cases. He also interned at the New York City Police Department, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, the Federal Trade Commission, and the New York Attorney General’s Office.