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George Hefferan

Executive VP and Chief Legal Officer, Nashville

George helped found DWF's Legal Operations division and built important client relationships. Now he oversees the company's legal matters as Chief Legal Officer and manages several key clients.
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As a member of the Board of Directors and senior leadership team, George has been integral in formulating the strategic vision and direction of the company. 

He manages many of our clients in the US, Europe and Asia. As a co-founder of the division, he has helped to build our reputation as a dependable partner to global clients, whereby we build customised solutions for our clients across borders.

George's career before DWF focused on international transactions, pan-European operations and U.S. companies investing in India. From 1991-1999, he worked at an international law firm and focused on international transactions, including assisting U.S. companies investing in India. He spent three years at the firm’s Brussels office during this period.

George graduated from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond and received his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College. He also attended Phillips Academy (Andover) and spent a summer law semester at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University. 

George enjoys traveling and discovering new places with his family, as well as the endless pursuit of trying to improve his golf game.