12 Locust Lane
Bronxville, NY 10708
Tel: (914) 793-9215
Fax: (800) 793-4220
2 Trap Falls Road
Shelton, CT 06484
Tel: (203) 550-0123
Practicing in new york and connecticut
Concentrating in the corporate, financial, intellectual property, trade and contract legal issues of technology companies, products and services
George C. McKinnis has aided the founders of technology enterprises from startup to multiple rounds of financing and growth through mergers, acquisitions and IPOs. He has represented US and overseas technology companies in commercial, corporate, contract and intellectual property matters. His scope of representation extends from established public companies to tomorrow's entrepreneurial startups.
He received an undergraduate degree from Oklahoma University and a law degree from the University of Michigan. He was trained in a quality New York City law firm, was General Counsel of an overseas merchant bank dealing with international financings and spent 14 years in ITT Corporation headquarters as Senior Counsel for international telecommunications and as General Counsel of ITT’s R&D laboratories.
He established McKinnis Law Offices in 1987, after completing his portion of ITT’s divestment of its telecommunications and electronics companies.
Mr McKinnis is admitted in New York and Connecticut and is rated AV by the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating given in professional skills and ethics.
The McKinnis Law Offices are centered in Westchester County, NY, with offices in Fairfield County, CT
Articles | Lectures
Strategic Associations for Entrepreneurs
George C. McKinnis gave the attached lecture to the IEEE’s New Haven Chapter.
A Legal History of the Software Industry
George C. McKinnis gave the attached lecture on the SW industry to the Connecticut Bar’s Computer and Patent Law Section.
Commencement Address Concordia College
George C. McKinnis gave the attached Commencement Address at a Concordia College graduation ceremony.
The Trial of Socrates
George C. McKinnis gave the attached tutorial on the trial of Socrates to an Honors Seminar on Great Trials.
Intellectual Property Tutorial
The attached is a tutorial for the use by the general public on the basics of intellectual property.
Tutorial on Shareholder Agreements
The attached is a tutorial on the basics of shareholders agreement for use by the general public.