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Baker Donelson Continues to Grow Atlanta Office with Addition of Phil George as Of Counsel

Baker Donelson has added Phil George as of counsel in the Firm's Atlanta office, further strengthening its Business Litigation Group and expanding the Hospitality Industry Service Team.

A litigator with experience in all stages of litigation in both state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions, Mr. George assists clients in complex matters, including hospitality, franchise, timeshare, human trafficking, product liability, drug and medical device, class action, and commercial litigation. His practice focuses on complex tort litigation, and he has defended clients in high-stakes litigation in trials, depositions, and appeals.

"Phil brings a wealth of legal knowledge and exceptional legal experience that will undoubtedly enhance our ability to provide top-notch service to our clients," said Gary A. Barnes, managing shareholder of Baker Donelson's Atlanta office. "His dedication to client success aligns seamlessly with our Firm's values, and I am confident that his valuable contributions will add to the continued success of our Firm and ensure that Baker Donelson continues to thrive and maintain a robust presence in Atlanta."

Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Mr. George practiced at large international firms in Atlanta and New York. While in law school, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Renee Marie Bumb of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

A cum laude graduate of Georgetown University, Mr. George obtained his J.D. from Columbia Law School. He is an active member of the Atlanta Bar Association, where he serves on the Publications Committee and is co-editor of the Litigation Section's quarterly publication, The Litigator. Mr. George is recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for Commercial Litigation, and he is listed as a Rising Star in General Litigation by Georgia Super Lawyers.

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