George Edwards III

George Edwards III

Partner

G eorge Edwards III is a founder and managing partner at Edwards Sutarwalla PLLC, with offices in Houston and Austin.

Mr. Edwards was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After obtaining a degree in Chemistry from Rice University, he attended Howard University School of Law, where he became editor-in-chief of the law school’s legal newspaper. He started his career at The Gallagher Law Firm, which had a large toxic tort and environmental litigation practice. He continued his career at Phillips Akers, P.C., a litigation boutique in Houston. Mr. Edwards is a former member of the State Bar Web Services and Grievance Committees. He is a former director of the Board of Directors of the Houston Young Lawyers Association, and is a fellow on the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation. He is also an inaugural member of the Texas State Bar’s Leadership SBOT, which was designed to increase diverse leadership participation within the legal community through the nomination of lawyers who possess both the desire and the potential to assume leadership roles in their communities and the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Edwards founded Edwards Sutarwalla PLLC in 2015, where he is also its current managing partner. Mr. Edwards is an outspoken advocate for children who have suffered abuse at the hands of others. He spends his free time traveling the world and reading novels.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Corporate & Business Organizations Law
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Fraud & Asset Recovery
  • Retail Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Commercial & Outside General Counsel
  • Real Estate
  • Immigration
  • International & Cross-Border

Education

  • B.A., Chemistry, Rice University, May 2003
  • Juris Doctorate, Howard University, May 2006
  • Editor-in-Chief, The Barrister

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Washington D.C.
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Memberships

  • The National Black Lawyers
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Leadership State Bar of Texas, Inaugural Member
  • Former Harris County Grievance Committee Member

Publications

  • Spoliation of Evidence: When Video Evidence is lost or destroyed

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