George K. DeHavenSenior Counsel
George K. DeHaven has taken more than 100 verdicts in federal and state courts throughout the New York metropolitan area.
George handles a wide variety of cases, including premises liability, construction/labor law claims, employment discrimination claims, products liability, Jones Act claims, and motor vehicle claims.
George has particular experience defending municipalities and public utilities. For the past 25 years, George has represented America’s largest township – the Town of Hempstead, on Long Island – in a wide variety of tort claims, including roadway and sidewalk claims, recreational facility and sports-related claims, and motor vehicle accident claims.
George has been named to the Nassau County Bar Association’s Screening Committee. He has also been named the vice-chairman of the Nassau County Bar Association’s “Defendants’ Round Table.” An instructor at Hofstra Law School’s Trial Techniques Program, George has been appointed to serve on the Nassau County Bar Association’s Grievance Committee. He previously served for six years as a member of the Judiciary Committee. Additionally, George is the President of the Long Beach Lawyers’ Association.
A civil war enthusiast, George is a member of the Nassau County Civil War Round Table and lectures on Irish-born generals and Bermuda’s role in the American Civil War.
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Uniondale, NY 11556-0926
New YorkCourt Admissions
United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
United States Court of Veterans AppealsBar Affiliations
Long Beach Lawyers’ Association
Nassau County Bar Association
Chair – Defendant’s Personal Injury Committee
Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Bar AssociationEducation
New York Law School, Juris Doctor
St. John’s University, B.A.