George H. Seitz, III



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Practice Areas:

Commercial & Construction Litigation

Tort Litigation

Insurance Coverage Litigation

Broker/Dealer Disputes

Patent Litigation

Business & Commercial Law

Construction Law

Environmental Law


Supreme Court of Delaware, 1971

United States Dictrict Court

District of Delaware, 1971

United States Court of Appeals

3rd Circuit, 1978

United States Court of Federal Claims, 2007

United States Supreme Court, 1992


University of Virginia School of Law, 1971

J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Honors: Member, National Moot Court Team, 1970-1971

University of Delaware, 1968

B.S., Bachelor of Science

Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma

George H. Seitz, III, a native of Wilmington, graduated from the University of Virginia in 1971. He served as an officer in the United States Army Field Artillery. He began his legal carrier as a law clerk for the Delaware Supreme Court. He then served as a Deputy Attorney General and was later appointed to the position of Chief Prosecutor trying numerous felony and capital murder cases during the 1970's. He was appointed Chief Deputy Attorney General in 1976 representing the interests of the Office of Attorney General before the Delaware General Assembly and in major official misconduct investigations. He was a partner in a large Wilmington firm serving as its managing partner in the mid-1990's. He has tried numerous cases in the state and federal courts in a wide variety of areas as is evidenced by his list of representative cases shown below.  He also has represented clients in environmental cleanup proceedings overseen by the EPA or Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environment Control. He has served as a mediator and arbitrator in resolving numerous civil disputes.

He is a charter member of the Delaware chapter of the American Board of Trial Attorneys and has served as it Secretary/Treasurer since its inception. He opened Seitz, Van Ogtrop & Green, P. A. with its current partners on March 1, 1999.

Representative Cases:

Published Works:

Delaware Chapter, Fifty State Public Construction Contracting, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996

Memberships & Associations:

Delaware State Bar Association


American Bar Association

Member, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry

American Board of Trial Advocates


American Board of Trial Advocates

Secretary/Treasurer, Delaware Chapter

Past Employment Positions:

State of Delaware, Chief Deputy Attorney General, 1976-1977

State of Delaware, Chief Prosecutor, 1975-1976

State of Delaware, Deupty Attorney General, 1972-1974

Delaware Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1971-1972

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