Known for his considerable experience in Governmental and Public Policy Law, George Platt’s skill helped him earn a reputation as a leading lawyer/lobbyist in Broward County. With more than 40 years in practice, he counsels clients on regulatory law, government contracts and procurement, land use, environmental law and related corporate issues. He is an “AV” or top-rated attorney in his field.
George has represented clients on some of South Florida’s major projects, including the Broward County Convention Center, Dolphins Stadium, development of Coral Springs and Parkland communities, the Bank Atlantic Center and the 450-acre Pembroke Pines Mitigation Bank as well as environmental projects across South Florida. He is heavily involved in government procurement issues and is known for his special expertise on Airport and Port matters.
George’s familiarity with local government is based not only on his legal work, but also on his years of government and civic involvement. As a Broward County Commissioner, Mr. Platt chaired the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Value Adjustment Board. He also served on the South Florida Regional Planning Council. He later served as a Commissioner on the Broward County Charter Review Commission.
George currently serves as a Board Member of the Performing Arts Center Authority, as a Trustee for Nova Southeastern University, Chair of the Broward Workshop Transportation Committee, Chair of the Port Everglades Association Political Action Committee, and as a member of the Airport Master Plan Advisory Committee.