George K. Pitchford

George K. Pitchford

Shareholder
Telephone: 313.871.5500 x110
Facsimile: 313.871.0517
gpitchford@alglawpc.com

George Pitchford currently focuses his practice on counseling public and private entities on a variety of education, employment, governance, construction and public law matters. He has worked with private and public sector clients in a number of industries including education, municipal, health care, construction, hospitality and gaming.

George brings a wealth of experience to the Allen Law Group, PC in the areas of labor arbitration, negotiations, risk management and contracts. He has served as General Counsel to a school district, where he handled an array of legal matters including real estate transactions, labor negotiations and various education compliance and finance matters. Additionally, George has handled other legal and business issues for clients including entity formation, organizational restructuring and avoidance/resolution of compliance issues. This experience has provided George with a unique understanding of the strategic and economic challenges facing our firm’s clients, and how best to help them to achieve their goals.

George is also an active member of the community. He is currently volunteering with various non-profits and programs focused on improving K-12 and post-secondary educational opportunities in Southeastern Michigan. He also served on the Board of a school that focused on ensuring that pregnant teens had the opportunity to obtain a high school diploma. Additionally, he is a member of the NAACP, and volunteered as a free legal advisor at the Women’s Survival Shelter.

George is a graduate of the University of Detroit School of Law, where he was the recipient of a number of academic awards, including induction into the Jesuit honor society Alpha Sigma Nu. He was a Title Editor of Law Review, and simultaneously served on the Executive Board of Moot Court. He was a recipient of the Babcock Academic Scholarship. He has also published a number of legal articles on a variety of topics including workplace bullying, discharge of employees and copyright law.

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

  • Michigan
  • United States District Court, Eastern District