George Yates is a seasoned Franco-American international practitioner counseling on New York, California and French law with particular focus on M&A, Antitrust Law and Dispute Resolution.  

He assists clients with legal and business issues worldwide including the US, France, UK, Asia and Africa. Having done his legal studies in the US and France George advises on both common and civil law questions. He is well known for his advice in international investments and was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French Government for assisting  France in foreign investments. George is recognized in Emerging Markets investments and disputes in China, Myanmar and Africa. He represented Team USA in sports arbitration in Lausanne. His political and financial contacts assist clients resolve regulatory issues associated with foreign investments and engaging in cross border business. He practices through his two offices in Paris and Lisbon. In Lisbon George practices with his international arbitration colleague Duarte G. Henriques.


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

ADMITTED TO THE BAR: NEW YORK, CALIFORNIA, PARIS, BRUSSELS (B LIST)  ENGLAND & WALES (REL) AND LISBON