Charles A. George

Founder and Senior Partner

Charles GeorgeCharles George is the senior partner and founder of George Law Firm LLC. He concentrates in Admiralty and Maritime, Corporate, Civil Litigation, and Criminal law. Charles manages the George Law Firm LLC Corporate Law practice representing clients in all of their business needs including litigation matters, intellectual property development and securitization, licensing, crisis management, asset recovery, and the negotiation of leases and other business agreements. He is also a civil mediator.

Charles is an investment banker and has more than seventeen (17) years of experience representing clients searching for private equity funding to venture capital organizations and has successfully formulated, negotiated, and implemented strategies and funding contracts to provide for venture capital, growth capital, recapitalization funding, and mergers and acquisitions funding. He has developed successful strategies for business recapitalization, business turn-arounds, exit strategies, succession plans, and troubled investment resolution. Charles focuses on providing clients with creative and practical solutions, working with outside experts to provide practical and efficient solutions for his clients.

Charles is also a journalist and deep-sea explorer. He serves as corporate counsel for Wreck Diving Magazine where he plans, manages, and participates in expeditions for wreck discovery and recovery. Charles is also Chief Legal Counsel to the Shipwreck Exploration Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding lost shipwrecks and aircraft and MIA’s. He is a USCG Licensed Merchant Mariner – 100 Ton Master, professional diver, Master Scuba Diving Trainer and Technical Diving Instructor, and is involved with ongoing shipwreck exploration and professional underwater archeological efforts discovering real treasure, historical artifacts, and developing new technology for underwater archeology, and producing television programs for various networks and content for Wreck Diving Magazine.

Charles graduated from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC  with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Marketing and earned a J.D. degree from the Charleston School of Law and a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Admiralty Law from the Charleston School of Law.

Charles is admitted to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida and is admitted to practice in the Federal Court system  in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the United States District Court of South Carolina and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.


  • North Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Florida Bar
  • Charleston County Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Sir Francis Drake Admiralty American Inn of Court

Charles is fluent in all German dialects, both oral and written, as well as conversational Spanish.

You may contact Mr. George via email at charles@george-law.com or calling (404) 441-3100.