George A. Sorial serves as a consulting attorney to the law firm. With more than 25 years of proven legal and business experience, Mr. Sorial specializes in general corporate, commercial, and real estate transactions. Mr. Sorial has worked closely with President Donald J. Trump since 2002, and was formerly Executive Vice President & Counsel to The Trump Organization and its affiliated companies with respect to its global portfolio of residential, hotel, golf course developments, and product licensing ventures.
Throughout his thirteen year tenure with The Trump Organization, Mr. Sorial held senior management responsibility for the acquisition, development and construction of numerous mixed use projects, including the highly acclaimed Trump International Golf Links (Aberdeen, Scotland), Trump International Golf Links and Hotel, Doonbeg (Ireland) and the legendary Trump Turnberry Resort. He also managed a wide variety of high profile legal and business matters, negotiating with numerous domestic and foreign government officials, politicians and other prominent members of the international business community. After the 2016 Presidential election, Mr. Sorial was appointed as the first Chief Compliance Counsel to The Trump Organization and was responsible for the implementation and supervision of the global companywide corporate compliance program. As the Chief Compliance Counsel, Mr. Sorial had primary responsibility for monitoring and managing potential conflicts of interest and communicating with members of Congress in both the Senate and House of Representatives.
Mr. Sorial is also the co-author of The Real Deal: My Decade Fighting Battles and Winning Wars With Trump (Published by HarperCollins, June 2019). Mr. Sorial was formerly President of the Board of Managers, Trump World Tower, served on the Board of Directors at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, Trump International Hotel & Golf Links, Ireland and was company Secretary to the Board of Trump International Gold Links, Scotland. He was also an Associate with the Day Pitney law firm and a Partner with DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick and Cole, LLP. He is currently a Member of the Advisory Council for American Corporate Partners, a not for profit organization which provides assistance to veterans and their spouses during the transition from military to civilian careers and is also a Member of the Advisory Board of Agora University, a Coptic Orthodox based non-profit organization.
Mr. Sorial completed his undergraduate studies at Boston University, and earned a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law, an M.B.A. from Boston University Graduate School of Management, and an LL.M from Seton Hall Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and the States of New York and New Jersey. His achievements and career have been widely covered in print, radio and television, with frequent public speaking engagements and media appearances on Fox, CNN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and many others.