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Carter George focuses his practice on representing Fortune 100 and other entities in a wide range of complex litigation, including toxic tort, automotive, commercial and other product liability and tort cases.  He has been a part of multiple trial teams in cases that have gone to verdict, and he frequently secures dismissals and summary adjudication in high-stakes civil litigation.  Carter has extensive deposition, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, and case management experience, and he regularly prepares company representatives for deposition.  

Carter also maintains a diverse pro bono practice, is a mentor to summer associates, and serves on the Firmwide Associates Committee.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Carter practiced at a Los Angeles litigation boutique handling all aspects of general commercial litigation and white collar matters involving cryptocurrency, corporate fraud and copyright disputes.  Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Irene C. Berger in the Southern District of West Virginia, and during law school he externed at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Robert B. King.  

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Credentials

J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law

B.A. History, University of Mississippi

California

New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Law Clerk, Honorable Irene C. Berger, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Intern, Honorable Robert Bruce King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Matters

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (October 2018).

Successfully opposed plaintiffs' motion for trial setting preference for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (February 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (March 2019).

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Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (October 2018).

Successfully opposed plaintiffs' motion for trial setting preference for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (February 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (March 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (September 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (October 2019).

Defense verdict for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case, and successfully opposed subsequent motion for new trial (October 2019 and January 2020).

Motion for summary judgment granted for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (July 2020).

Obtained dismissal for The Viking Group, Inc. in several million dollar complex construction dispute (September 2020).

Obtained time served sentence for pro bono client in supervised release revocation proceedings (November 2020).

Resolved products liability claims against The Viking Group, Inc. on favorable terms (November 2020).

Forum non conveniens motion granted for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (December 2020).

Resolved products liability claims against The Viking Group, Inc. on favorable terms (January 2021)

Obtained summary adjudication of all fraud claims and request for punitive damages for General Motors LLC in Song-Beverly action (March 2021)

Secured summary adjudication of all fraud claims for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma action (April 2021)

Resolved products liability claims against The Viking Group, Inc. on favorable terms (July 2021).

Resolved Song-Beverly consumer claims and fraud allegations against General Motors LLC on favorable terms (September 2021).

Resolved Song-Beverly claims including fraud allegations against General Motors LLC on advantageous terms after successful in limine motions (November 2021).

Matters

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (October 2018).

Successfully opposed plaintiffs' motion for trial setting preference for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (February 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (March 2019).

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Matters

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (October 2018).

Successfully opposed plaintiffs' motion for trial setting preference for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (February 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (March 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (September 2019).

Obtained dismissal for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (October 2019).

Defense verdict for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case, and successfully opposed subsequent motion for new trial (October 2019 and January 2020).

Motion for summary judgment granted for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (July 2020).

Obtained dismissal for The Viking Group, Inc. in several million dollar complex construction dispute (September 2020).

Obtained time served sentence for pro bono client in supervised release revocation proceedings (November 2020).

Resolved products liability claims against The Viking Group, Inc. on favorable terms (November 2020).

Forum non conveniens motion granted for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma case (December 2020).

Resolved products liability claims against The Viking Group, Inc. on favorable terms (January 2021)

Obtained summary adjudication of all fraud claims and request for punitive damages for General Motors LLC in Song-Beverly action (March 2021)

Secured summary adjudication of all fraud claims for Johnson & Johnson in talc/mesothelioma action (April 2021)

Resolved products liability claims against The Viking Group, Inc. on favorable terms (July 2021).

Resolved Song-Beverly consumer claims and fraud allegations against General Motors LLC on favorable terms (September 2021).

Resolved Song-Beverly claims including fraud allegations against General Motors LLC on advantageous terms after successful in limine motions (November 2021).

Credentials

J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law

B.A. History, University of Mississippi

California

New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Law Clerk, Honorable Irene C. Berger, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Intern, Honorable Robert Bruce King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit