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Clients want personalized service and good results delivered cost-efficiently. That’s what I strive for every day in my practice.

Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Life Sciences
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insurance
  • Food
  • Employment


  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2003 (Law Review)

  • B.S.J. Northwestern University, summa cum laude, 2000

Admissions and Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Prior Experience

  • Kirkland & Ellis, LLP (2003-2008)
  • Schoeman, Updike, Kaufman & Scharf (2009-2012)

George D. Sax


Attorney Tabs

Publishing & Speaking


  • "Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices, 2nd Edition,”  Co-Editor, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), 2021.
  • "Product Liability Litigation Involving Children's Products,"Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies, and Best Practices," Chapter 30B, Co-Author with Z. Mayo and S. Scharf, Practising Law Institute, 2012.
  • "Expert Evidence - Law, Strategy, and Best Practices," Product Liability Litigation: Current Law Strategies, and Best Practices, Chapter 29, Co-Author with S. Scharf and S. Marmor, Practising Law Institute, 2011 and 2014.


  • Panelist at PLAC, Inc. (Product Liability Advisory Council) webinar, July 9, 2020. Discussion topics addressed liability risks employers face when employees return to the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic and best practices for reopening.
  • Co-chair of PLAC Inc. (Product Liability Advisory Council) 2019 Fall Conference, Fairmont Hotel Chicago, October 2019.
  • Discussion leader at Today’s General Counsel Institute Compliance and Ethics Forum, Chicago, Illinois, October 20, 2016. Discussion topics covered issues relating to document discovery and prelitigation document preservation, as well as the impact of state social media laws on corporate employers.
  • Panelist at American Arbitration Association (AAA) Roundtable Luncheon, Chicago, Illinois, October 13, 2016. Discussion topics included rules for arbitration of complex cases and whether AAA should consider any amendments. 
  • "New Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: How Has the Litigation Landscape Changed?" Law Seminars International, April 2011 (online panel lecture).
  • "New Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Practical Implications for Litigators," Law Seminars International, October 2010 (online panel lecture).