George P. Stamas is a senior partner in the Washington and New York offices of the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1973) and the University of Maryland Law School (1976), Mr. Stamas began his career as a special counsel in the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
He has been listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America for many years and was previously named by The American Lawyer as one of the leading 45 lawyers in America under the age of 45.
Mr. Stamas was the former vice chairman of the board of Deutsche Banc Alex Brown Inc., a founding board member of FTI Consulting (NYSE) and also serves on the boards of NexCen Brands Inc., Gridpoint Technologies, Medicity Inc. and MidOcean Partners. He is also a venture partner of New Enterprise Associates and is active in numerous local and national civic affairs. In addition to being a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, he is on the board of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Leadership 100, Caves Valley Golf Club, the Baltimore Orioles and is an Archon of the International Order of St. Andrew.