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George S. LeMieux

George S. LeMieux
Primary Office
450 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1400
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
33301-4206
Secondary Office
2 South Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 3400
Miami, Florida
33131-1897
P: (954) 468-1339
(305) 376-6000
F: (954) 523-1722
glemieux@gunster.com
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Senator George S. LeMieux
Board of Directors, Shareholder

Practice Group(s): Business Litigation

George LeMieux focuses his practice on resolving business disputes and advising CEOs and prominent individuals on business, law and politics from a state and national perspective.

George served as Florida’s 34th United States Senator in the 111th Congress. In the United States Senate, he served on the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the Armed Services Committee, and the Special Committee on Aging.  He successfully passed legislation on health care fraud, export promotion, rating agency reform, small business promotion, and a treaty resolution on tactical nuclear weapons.

George previously served as Florida’s Deputy Attorney General overseeing more than 400 attorneys and appearing before appellate courts on behalf of the State of Florida, including the United States Supreme Court.  George also served as the Governor’s Chief of Staff overseeing all state agencies and operations.

George LeMieux serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Gunster law firm.

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Practice Areas[ - ]
  • Business Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Consumer Enforcement Actions
  • Corporate and Strategic Counseling
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Education[ - ]
  • Georgetown University, J.D., cum laude, 1994
  • Emory University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1991
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Senior Class Orator
Reported Cases[ - ]
  • Florida v. Nixon, 543 U.S. 175 (2004)
  • State of Florida v. Wyndham, 869 So. 2d 592 (Fla. 1st DCA 2004)
  • Tronzo v. Biomet, 236 F. 3d 1342 (Fed. Cir. 2001)
Seminars & Presentations[ - ]
  • LeMieux Center for Public Policy Speaker Series Discussion of 2012 Presidential Campaign with Obama and Romney Campaign Managers and Key Media
  • FL Legislative and Executive Office Discussions Regarding the State’s Gaming Policies and the Seminole Compact, The Tower Forum, November 2013
  • Conversation on Florida Elections with Senator Bob Graham, CountyLine TV WBEC, November 2013
  • Panelist on Healthcare Reform, History & Development of the Law and State Response to the Law and Future Costs, JA World Huizenga Center, October 2013
  • Economic Outlook, the Political Climate and Current Tax and Planning Issues, National Christian Foundation of South Florida, October 2013
  • Florida’s Economic Climate and How Rules and Regulations are Affecting the Florida Economy, Planned Giving Council, September 2013
  • American Exceptionalism, TV Program Issues and Viewpoint, September 2013
  • Economic Overview for Florida and the Nation, FNGA Summit on Natural Gas, September 2013
  • LeMieux Center for Public Policy Speaker Series with Will Weatherford, Palm Beach Atlantic University, September 2013
  • Speaker at Georgetown Alumni/National Bar Association Event, July 2013
  • Economic Overview of South Florida’s Economy and How It May Impact the Construction Industry, Construction Executives Association, May 2013
  • South Florida Business Journal 2013 Business of the Year Awards, presenter, April 2013
  • How the Senate Works (or doesn’t) with Senator Bob Smith, Ocean Reef Club, April 2013
  • Fiscal Issues and Economic Overview for Florida and the Nation, Republican Club of the Greater Palm Beaches, March 2013
  • Gunster Speaker Series, Economic Overview for Florida and the Nation, Tampa, Jacksonville, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Orlando, February and March 2013
  • Panelist Judge for the final round of adjudicators for the Congressional Debate, Emory University, January 2013
  • LeMieux Center for Public Policy Speaker Series with Presidential Advisor David Gergen
  • ARIAS Arbitrator Intensive Training Workshop, 2012
Bar Admissions[ - ]
  • The Florida Bar, 1994
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
Civic & Community Service[ - ]
  • Board of Directors for NACD Florida
  • Chairman, Center for a Competitive Florida, Florida Tax Watch
  • Member, Florida Council of 100
    • Higher Education Committee
  • Member, Broward Workshop
  • Member, Young President’s Organization, Palm Beach Chapter
  • Former Board Member, Goodwill of Broward County
  • Founder, LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University
Prior Professional Experience[ - ]
  • United States Senator, 111th Congress
  • Chief of Staff, Executive Office of the Governor of Florida
  • Deputy Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General of Florida
  • Chairman, Broward County Republican Party