George Benaur

George Benaur: Attorney with Benaur Law LLC AV stamp icon
  • Founder at Benaur Law LLC (1 Attorney)
  • 43 West 43rd Street, Suite 225, New York, NY 10036-7424
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George Benaur, the founder and owner of the firm, was born and raised in Moscow, Russia (former Soviet Union) and then immigrated to the United States in 1988. He received his B.A. in English from Lafayette College in 1999, professional degree in acting from the London Academy of Music and Drama in 2000, and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2004. George has been selected to New Jersey and New York Super Lawyers®.

Mr. Benaur specializes in serving as general counsel for international businesses, and in domestic and international business litigations. He is a recognized trial advocate, speaker and writer. He represents clients worldwide in litigations, general counsel matters and investigations. George has served as lead counsel on many of the significant and complicated civil litigations both domestically and internationally. He regularly handles unique matters calling for the creative, sensitive and artful resolutions. George has a track record of successful results in many multi-million dollar cases.

George’s practice is currently principally based in New York, with affiliations and strong working relationships with firms and advisors worldwide.

Areas of Practice (28)

  • Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Investigations
  • International Business Litigation
  • Contracts and Business Torts
  • Commercial Debt Enforcement and Recovery
  • Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets
  • Shareholder Claims
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Creditor Litigation
  • Complex Family Law (experience with cross-border claims)
  • White Collar Criminal Defense and Investigations
  • General Counsel and Corporate Services
  • Commercial Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Business Formation, Governance
  • Employment Issues
  • Day-to-day Operational Matters
  • Buying, Selling and Leasing of Commercial Real Properties
  • Business Purchases and Sales
  • Joint Ventures
  • Financing and Investments
  • Product Development and Commercialization
  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Due Diligence and Public Relations
  • International Trade, Regulatory Compliance and Security
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Bankruptcy Issues
  • Technology Transfers
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investigations and Enforcement Actions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
609-228-9734  Phone
609-216-6105  Phone
University Attended:
Lafayette College, B.A., English, 1998
Law School Attended:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2004
Year of First Admission:
2004, New Jersey; 2005, New York; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Birth Information:
Moscow, Russia, 1976

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (15 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Senior Counsel on 06/11/19 in Business Litigation

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/05/19 in Business Law

    George is an excellent practitioner who is highly knowledgeable about business law and international matters and is able to develop successful legal strategies, clearly convey them to clients and assist them in achieving their goals. His fluency in t... Read more

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    George is an excellent practitioner who is highly knowledgeable about business law and international matters and is able to develop successful legal strategies, clearly convey them to clients and assist them in achieving their goals. His fluency in the Russian language makes him especially valuable to international clients. Read less

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