George Stiefel III

Prior to joining Frantz Law Group, Mr. Stiefel was trusted with advising the top judges in the State of New York He clerked at New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, for two years, gaining valuable insight into the thinking process of judges. Prior to that, he clerked at the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division. After clerking, Mr. Stiefel joined the New York State Executive Chamber and was quickly appointed as Freedom of Information Law Counsel, a senior staff position in the Governor's office.

These prior experiences have uniquely armed Mr. Stiefel with substantial knowledge and experience in a broad array of many substantive areas of law and a diverse set of skills. He has successfully parlayed these skills and experience to private civil litigation practice. He takes pride and passion in assisting the firm's clients in obtaining a successful resolution of their claims through trial or settlement. His law and motion skills are unparalleled.

Areas of Practice

  • Wildfire Litigation/Public Utility Regulation
  • Mass Torts/Class Actions
  • Wrongful Death/Personal injury
  • Complex Business LItigation


  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 2009
    • Honors: Buffalo Laws Review’s Award for Excellence in Legal Writing
  • Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2006
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Honors: Ormsby Law Scholar Award
    • Major: Financial Information and Analysis

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2014
  • Montana, 2012
  • New York, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2015 - Present
Outside of the office, Mr. Stiefel enjoys the outdoors. He plays kayak polo, and hopes to coach the United States, first ever, Under 21 team to the 2016 World Championships. He also enjoys running, hiking, backpacking, and whitewater kayaking. He is an Eagle Scout and was actively involved in many leadership positions in the Order of the Arrow, Scouting's Honor Society.
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