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George B South III

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at New York, NY

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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. 

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Licensed for 31 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1992
Updated 11/17/2022
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 1992
Updated 11/05/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact George

DLA Piper LLP (US)
1251 Avenue of the Americas
27th Floor
New York, NY, 10020


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  • Retainer Sometimes
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AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • 2010 - Present
  • Partner
  • King & Spalding
  • 2002 - 2010
  • Partner
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP
  • 1995 - 2002
  • Associate
  • Zalkin Rodin & Goodman
  • 1991 - 1995
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  • Hofstra University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • Hofstra University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1988

Legal Cases

  • Pocahontas Parkway
  • Successful consensual out-of-court foreclosure by lenders.


  • American Bar Association
  • N/A
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012


  • Lexis Nexis Publishing
  • Collier on Bankruptcy
  • 2013
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