George N. Harris, Jr.

George advises on:

  • tax, succession, and philanthropic planning for U.S. and international families;
  • wealth and business continuity including the creation and operation of private trust companies and similar solutions;
  • the selection and oversight of investment advisors and fiduciaries (including advice to those serving as trustees and protectors); and
  • the resolution of tax and trust disputes.

As an extension of his legal practice, George works with Wealthbridge Partners LLC on curriculum development, education, and governance consulting for families.

George is described by a legal insider in Chambers & Partners High Net Worth as “smart, knowledgeable and also incredibly responsive” and “fully versed in wealth management matters.” Chambers also quotes a peer describing George as “capable and intelligent” and “terrific at dealing with clients.”

Before entering private practice, George served as a Trial Attorney in the United States Department of Justice, Tax Division. While with the Department of Justice, he received the Tax Division’s Outstanding Attorney Award.

George is a Former Director of the Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University and is currently a Trustee of the Texas A&M University Foundation.

Professional Licenses
and Designations

  • Attorney (Washington, D.C., New York, and Texas)
  • Member - Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member - Texas Bar Association
  • Member - Washington D.C. Bar Association
  • Member - New York Bar Association
  • Past Chair- Tax Audits and Litigation Section, Washington D.C. Bar Association

Education

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), California Western School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Texas A&M University

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Speaking
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Accolades

  • Chambers and Partners-KHD Partners Rank in High Net Worth Guide 2021
  • Chambers and Partners-KHD Partners Ranked in High Net Worth Guide 2020
  • Chambers and Partners-KHD Partners Rank in High Net Worth Guide 2019
  • Chambers USA-KHD Partners Leading Individuals in Private Wealth Law 2017
  • Chambers USA-KHD Partners Leading Individuals in Wealth Management 2016