I serve as the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of American Seafoods Group,... more
I serve as the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of American Seafoods Group, the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. My practice is by necessity general in nature, but involves a heavy concentration of corporate, M&A, securities, debt finance and employment law. I've been practicing for 12 years in the Seattle area and am a graduate of the University of Washi... view profile
Represents a wide range of commercial and residential real estate owners, developers... more
Represents a wide range of commercial and residential real estate owners, developers and lenders in loans, construction matters, workouts, foreclosures; title issues, lot sales, utilities, platting, development, and zoning issues; landlords and tenants in leasing matters; Businesses and individuals in contracts, commercial transactions, complex financings, securities fraud, corporate matters, s... view profile
The Legal 500 United States has repeatedly recommended George. Legal 500 praised him... more
The Legal 500 United States has repeatedly recommended George. Legal 500 praised him as an "excellent new addition" to DLA Piper's restructuring group in 2010, noting that he has "'a firm grasp of the negotiating process' and provide[s] 'invaluable strategic advice'." Martindale-Hubbell describes him as "AV Preeminent," its highest rating. George was listed as a New York Super Lawyer in 2013. ... view profile
When you buy something on credit, you borrow the money from a lender and put yourself in debt. The paperwork documenting this transaction is a debt/lending agreement. For example, simple debt / lending agreements are used to finance RV or boat purchases. More complicated debt / lending agreements for commercial business operations may include complex credit agreements, promissory notes, security and guarantee agreements, subordination or inter-creditor agreements, patent or trademark collateral security agreements, assignment and assumption agreements, hazardous substance indemnity agreements, mortgage agreements, and accounts receivable letters. When substantial amounts of money are involved, you'll want to use a business attorney with experience in negotiating and drafting debt and lending agreements.