George Chikovani is a commercial trial lawyer who represents individuals and businesses in a diverse array of complex disputes. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants at all stages of the dispute resolution process, including jury trials and arbitration hearings, and appeals in both federal and state court. George represents clients in a wide range of subject matter areas, including real estate, employment, trade secrets, antitrust, sports law, and technology-related litigation. George’s clients have included global Fortune 50 corporations, mid-size public and private companies, small family businesses, and individuals.
George has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star in antitrust litigation and general litigation from 2014 to 2017. George has served as a co-editor of the State Bar of California’s treatise “California Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law” for the chapter on monopolization. He has authored articles on a broad range of topics, including antitrust law, class action procedure, and SEC criminal enforcement.
George also maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily representing immigrants in asylum, deportation defense, and related proceedings.
George is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the New York University School of Law. Prior to joining Putterman Yu in 2018, George practiced in the litigation group of two leading nationwide law firms.