George R. Hirsch

George R. Hirsch


George R. Hirsch is a Member of the Firm’s Litigation and Creditor’s Rights/Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice Groups.

Mr. Hirsch has broad business litigation experience, including jury trials to verdict in both state and federal courts.  He has appeared on behalf of clients in U.S. District Courts, Bankruptcy Courts and State Courts in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Texas and California, among others.  Mr. Hirsch also represents clients, including banks and other financial institutions, in restructuring matters and workouts throughout the country. 

Mr. Hirsch’s litigation representations have spanned the business spectrum, including real estate, intellectual property, insolvency, shareholder, partnership and health care issues.  His financial institution representation has included representation of a “too big to fail” bank in the workout of loans to a large regional trucking company, representation of a major insurance carrier in the bankruptcy of a national roofing manufacturer, representation in bankruptcy matters of the equipment finance arm of one of the twenty largest U.S. companies, representation of a lending subsidiary of a major broker-dealer firm in numerous bankruptcy and litigation cases, and representation of many other banks and financial institutions in a variety of  litigation and bankruptcy matters. 

Mr. Hirsch began his career as Law Clerk to the Honorable Frank H. Freedman, U.S. District Judge, District of Massachusetts.

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1981
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1978
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2003
U.S. Tax Court, 1980
U.S. Supreme Court, 1984


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Rankings & Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®* 2010-2015, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2006-2015, Bankruptcy: Business and Business Litigation

* See Award Methodology


Member, Bankruptcy Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association
Former Chair (1997-1998), Debtor/Creditor Committee, Essex County Bar Association
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Founder and First President, Tufts Lawyers Association
Member, Tufts University Alumni Counsel