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George Leo Hampton IV

About George Hampton

About me

Mr. Hampton’s practice focuses on the trial of complex commercial and real estate matters including unfair competition, trade secret and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Hampton has extensive experience in litigating in both state and federal courts. 

Mr. Hampton has been involved in several high profile cases involving the right to free speech and the Internet and was the principal architect of California Civil Code section 1633 permitting the use of electronic applications to enter into brokerage agreements.

Mr. Hampton received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Rice University in 1986. In 1989, he received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Board of Advocates and the Legal Research Board.


Reported cases:

  • Garg v. People ex rel. State Bd. of Equalization, 53 Cal. App. 4th 199 (1997)
  • County of Riverside v. City of Murrieta, 65 Cal. App. 4th 616 (1998)
  • McElroy v. Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp. et al., 134 Cal. App.4th 388 (2005)
  • Magic Kitchen LLC v. Good Things Internat., Ltd., 153 Cal.App.4th 1144 (2007).