Schuyler D. Geller is a member of the firm’s litigation and business practice groups where he represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial, regulatory, and employment litigation. Prior to joining Burke Costanza and Carberry, Mr. Geller practiced with a boutique litigation firm in Chicago for ten years.
Mr. Geller graduated from Indiana University where he was a Justice on the Student Supreme Court. He attended Chicago Kent College of Law, where he graduated with highest honors earning induction in the Order of the Coif. Mr. Geller has certification from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in Trial and Deposition Skills. Mr. Geller is licensed to practice in Illinois and Indiana and admitted to practice before the Northern and Central District of Illinois, the Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Tax Court.
As an aggressive litigator, Mr. Geller represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of matters in state, federal, bankruptcy, and appellate courts as well as regulatory proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Mr. Geller represents financial industry professionals in securities litigation and dispute resolution proceedings involving customer claims and disputes with former employers and has a strong track record of success in helping defamed brokers clear their name by obtaining expungement of false and defamatory U5s through negotiations and arbitration awards. While Mr. Geller has recovered millions of dollars for clients, and defended others from hundreds of million dollars in exposure, he prides himself on offering practical advice to business owners and professionals to help avoid litigation where possible.
Mr. Geller lives in Schererville, Indiana with his wife and three children. He is excited to bring his practice to Northwest Indiana and serve his community. Mr. Geller enjoys watching his children’s athletic events and travelling with his wife.
Chicago Kent College of Law, 2008
Juris Doctor, Higheset Honors, Order of the Coif
Indiana University Bloomington, 2003
B.S. Public Affairs
- Indiana Bar
- Illinois Bar
- Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
- Central District of Illinois
- United States Tax Court