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George W. Wolff, Esq.

Principal Attorney
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Main: 415-788-1881
Phone: 415-788-1880
Fax: 415-788-0880

505 Sansome St, Suite 1525
San Francisco, California 94111

Mr. Wolff is "AV" rated , or 5 out of 5, by other attorneys he has practiced with or against under Martindale-Hubbell's Independent Lawyer Rating system, which evaluates lawyers and law firms in the US and Canada by asking other attorneys for their independent and confidential evaluations of the competence and professionalism of other attorneys they have practiced with or against.

Just 5% of attorneys and law firms in the country qualify for and are awarded this "AV" rating.

Our Law Firm is also listed in the Directory of Pre-eminent Attorneys in San Francisco, California, and Mr. Wolff is rated “Superb” or 9.4 (out of 10) by Avvo’s specialized attorney rating and information system.

Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California

Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

Institute of International and Comparative Law, Paris, France

M.B.A, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Major: Finance
Major: Real Estate

M.S, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Major: Civil Engineering and Construction Management

B.S, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Honors: Chi Epsilon
Major: Civil Engineering

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State of California Superior Courts, Courts of Appeal, and Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Society of Civil Engineers

Associated General Contractors of California

Save San Francisco Bay Association

California Office of Administrative Hearings, Arbitrator, California State Construction Arbitration Committee

State Bar of California

American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member, Forum Committee on Construction Industry, Public Contracts Section

Litigation Percentage

75% of our attorneys’ legal Practice is Devoted to Trials and Appeals in Construction and Real Estate Litigation

Published Writings

Water Use Law, Chicago Kent Law Review, Vol. 53

Environmental Law, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education

Representative Clients

Building, Real Estate, Construction, Design Professionals, Property Owners

Teaching of Classes/Seminars

“False Claims Act Law” and “Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) Law”, County Counsel Association of California, 2017.

“Protecting Subcontractors Rights to Prompt Payment on Private and Public Works Construction Projects in California”, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Local, 2010.

“Construction Law”, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University.

“Environmental Law”, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

“Environmental Law and Hazardous Waste”, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Honors and Awards
Past Legal Employment Positions

Sullivan, Jones & Archer, San Francisco, Associate

Illinois Attorney General, Chicago, Assistant Attorney General and Chief of Environmental Litigation Division

Pro Bono Activities

Former Chairman, Legal Committee, Save San Francisco Bay Association

Former Legal Counsel, North Beach Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco

Ancillary Businesses

Arbitrator in Business and Construction Cases and Disputes