George Bochetto is a nationally acclaimed trial lawyer and litigator and has been recognized in countless cases for his unrelenting and persuasive litigation and trial techniques. George has been cited for “Raising the Bar” by the National Law Journal, and has been written about and featured in dozens of trade journals and legal publications throughout the United States. Not only is George a well known trial lawyer with multi-million dollar awards against national and multi-national corporations, George is also a very accomplished appellate advocate, having appeared before the highest appellate courts in the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on cutting edge, often controversial legal issues involving free speech, the separation of church and state, campaign finance reform, and legal ethics.
George is an accomplished author and lecturer, offering numerous legal seminars and speaking at various law schools, including frequent engagements as an expert commentator and consultant in areas of wrongful use litigation, ethics, and trial strategies. George is often hired by other attorneys or judges to represent them personally, and he is frequently engaged by parties as an expert witness in wrongful use or legal malpractice matters. George was recently the lead author of a popular legal treatise, Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania, published by The Legal Intelligencer currently in its 2d edition.
Often times George is engaged when a litigation matter involves a particularly complicated set of facts or circumstances that requires George’s unique set of skills both in the courtroom and as a legal scholar. George appears on countless local and national television broadcasts regarding many of his cases.
In addition to his litigation practice, George has been a lifelong member of the athletic community and was appointed Pennsylvania’s State Boxing Commissioner in 1995, serving until 2002, where he completely revamped the regulation of boxing in Pennsylvania. George has been listed in Who’s Who in American Law, Men of Achievement, National Registry of Who’s Who, Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The National Law Journal and Best Lawyers in America, and was the recipient of the 1996 Chairman’s Award from the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the 1997 Man of the Year award from the Pennsylvania Veterans’ Boxing Association, and the Boxing Commissioner of the Year (1999), award. George’s practice areas are in complex civil trial and appellate litigation, with emphasis on white collar defense, defamation, RICO matters, commercial litigation, tax and fraud prosecution and defense, injunctive actions, and appellate litigation.