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George E. Pallas

Managing Partner   |   Philadelphia, Newark, New York
Managing Partner   |   Philadelphia, Newark, New York

GEORGE E. PALLAS is the Managing Partner and Treasurer of Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC. In his position as Managing Partner, he manages the operations of the Firm's nine offices and spearheads the Firm's plans for strategic growth. He is a partner in the Firm’s Construction Group as well as a Shareholder and member of the Board of Directors.

George acts as counsel to a wide range of construction clients that include general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers on both public and private projects. George has handled matters involving commercial, industrial, institutional and residential construction, heavy highway, water supply and treatment, solid hazardous waste, school and various other multi-prime projects.

For the past 25 years, George has handled cases at both the state and federal levels in a multitude of jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Delaware. He has argued cases at the state and federal appellate levels in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Recently, George has been appointed as a national neutral arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association.

George is a frequent speaker at various trade organizations on all aspects of construction litigation.

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Awards
  • Chambers USA Pennsylvania Construction List, Recognized Practioner: 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers® in America List, Litigation - Construction: 2013 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers® in America List, Construction Law: 2017, 2018
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List, Construction Litigation: 2004 - 2018
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers List, Construction Litigation: 2013 - 2018
  • Corporate Counsel Edition for Construction Law Super Lawyer, 2009

Areas of Practice

Construction

Education

Villanova University School of Law, J.D.
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A.

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey
New York

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin