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Languages spoken: English, Mandarin

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    32 years
  2. Appeals: 30%
    32 years


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George W. Conk Esq

Fordham Law School.
150 West 62 St
New York, NY, 10023-7407


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Neisser Public Service AwardRutgers Law School2013
NamedSuper Lawyers2007
NamedSuper Lawyers2006
Senior Specialist - ChinaFulbright Program2005
Senior Specialist - ChinaFulbright Program2004
Certified Civil Trial AttorneySupreme Court of New Jersey1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Fellow, Stein Center for Law & EthicsFordham Law School2002 - Present
PartnerTulipan & Conk, PC1986 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationAmicus Committee Member2014 - Present
Advisory Committe on Professional Ethics - Supreme Court of New JerseyMember2008 - Present
American Law InstituteElected Member2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McDarby v. Merckplaintiffs verdict upheld on appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Review of LitigationPunctuated Equilibrium: Why § 402A Flourished and the Products Liability Restatement Languished2007
Penn State Law ReviewWill the Post 9/11 World be a Post-Tort World?2007
Fordham International Law JournalA New Tort Code Emerges in China: An Introduction to the Discussion and a Translation of Chapter 8, Tort Liability, of the Official Discussion Draft of the Proposed Revised Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China2007
Private Law Review 177 (2005), Peking University PressPrinciples of Tort Liability, Draft Civil Code, Peoples Republic of China2005
Fordham Environmental Law ReviewReactions and Overreactions: Smallpox Vaccination, Complications, and Compensation2003
UCLA Law ReviewThe True Test: Alternative Safer Designs for Drugs and Medical Devices in a Patent-Constrained Market2002
Yale Law JournalIs there a Design Defect in the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Products Liability?2000
Seton Hall Law ReviewCompared to What? Instructing the Jury on Product Defect Under the Product Liability Act and the Third Restatement of Torts: Products Liability1999
Boston University Journal of Science and Technology LawLegend v. Pragmatism1996
Shepard's publicationAgainst the Odds: Proving Causation of Disease With Epidemiological Evidence1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - NewarkLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Boston UniversityN/AMA - Masters1971
College of the Holy CrossN/AAB1967
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Texas, School of LawPunctuated Equilibrium: Why § 402A Flourished and the Products Liability Restatement Languished2007
Widener University School of Law, annual Raynes McCarty Distinguished Lecture in Health LawWill the Post-9/11 World be a Post-tort World?2006
UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Residents’ Seminar Series,Lessons of the Smallpox Vaccination Campaign of 20032005
Southwest China University of Politics & LawFair Use in American Copyright Law: the Constitutional and Statutory Limits of Exclusive Rights2005
Roundtable Discussion: When Terror Strikes — Preparing an Effective and Immediate Public Health ResponseUnited States Senate, Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee2005
Peking University School of LawLimits of Liability in the American Law of Torts2004
Huazhong University of Science & Technology, School of LawThe Structure of the American Legal System2004
UMDNJ,, School of Public Health, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Residents’ Seminar SeriesThe Rigor Typical of the Field: Proving Causation of Disease in Court2002
New Jersey Judicial CollegeJudicial Gatekeeping of Scientific Evidence1997
American Bar AssociationJudicial Control of Scientific Evidence, Legend v. Pragmatism, Scientific Evidence after Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals1994