Robert W. Georges
Attorney Robert W. Georges is a senior and founding partner with the Konta, Georges & Buza, P.C. law firm, located in downtown Manhattan.
A top-rated trial advocate with more than a decade of legal experience, Mr. Georges focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense and has extensive experience handling civil rights cases and serious personal injury claims for clients throughout the New York State.
Early in his career, Mr. Georges served as assistant district attorney in the Bronx, where he prosecuted a number of criminal cases. This experience helped hone his exceptional trial skills and provided him with a unique insight into the criminal justice system, which allows him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for those he serves. Since focusing on criminal defense, Mr. Georges has achieved notable success defending the rights and liberties of those facing serious criminal charges, such as homicide, rape, robbery, drug crimes, sex crimes and more.
A veteran of more than 40 jury trials, he has also defended those accused of white collar crimes, such as health care fraud, money laundering, falsifying business records and other serious offenses, as well as grand larceny and identity theft.
In plaintiff's matters, Mr. Georges has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence as well as those who experienced a violation of their civil rights from government agencies and law enforcement.
Recognized for his success, Mr. Georges has earned numerous accolades and high ratings from his peers along with many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients, including "Superb" client ratings on Avvo. He was first selected to the NY Metro Super Lawyers list in 2012, being recognized as one of NY City’s top criminal defense attorneys.
A graduate of Syracuse University, he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from New York Law School in 2004, where he served on the school's Moot Court Association as well as its Law Review.
Along with practicing before all New York state courts, Mr. Georges is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is an active member of the New York City Bar Association and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, among his other professional affiliations.
- Criminal Defense
- Civil Rights
- Personal Injury
- New York Law School, New York, New York
- J.D. – 2004
- Honors: cum laude
- Moot Court, Law Review
- The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University
- New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit