Jason George represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Mr. George served as a law clerk to Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar of the California Supreme Court. Preceding that, he served as a law clerk to Judge Lucy H. Koh of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. George earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. During law school, he worked for the Stanford Environmental Law Clinic and argued before the Ninth Circuit in a tribal lands dispute, Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Mgmt. 793 F.3d 1147 (9th Cir. 2015), over geothermal energy development. He formerly served as a legal intern to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague, and was a Peace Corps volunteer teaching chemistry and physics to high school students in the Upper West Region of Ghana.
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