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Schuyler D. Geller

Schuyler D. Geller

Schuyler D. Geller

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geller@bcclegal.com

t. (219) 769-1313 x120
f. (219) 769-6806

Merrillville Office
9191 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Chicago Office
180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700
Chicago, IL 60601
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Biography

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.

Schuyler D. Geller is active in the Indiana State Bar and is a recent graduate of the ISBA’s Leadership Development Academy.

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.

Education

Chicago Kent College of Law, 2008
Juris Doctor, Higheset Honors, Order of the Coif

Indiana University Bloomington, 2003
B.S. Public Affairs

Admissions

  • Indiana Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • Central District of Illinois
  • United States Tax Court

Recognition & Memberships

Schuyler D. Geller News & Articles

Supreme Court Blocks Vaccination Mandate

Supreme Court Blocks Vaccination Mandate

On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published a vaccination mandate requiring all employers of 100 or more employees to be vaccinated or show a negative COVID-19 test each week. While the mandate allowed for extremely narrow...

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Geller Selected as Exclusive Member for Employment Law in Indiana

Geller Selected as Exclusive Member for Employment Law in Indiana

IR Global has recently selected Schuyler D. Geller as its exclusive member for Employment Law (Corporate) in Indiana IR Global is a multi-disciplinary professional services network that provides legal, accountancy, financial advice to companies and individuals around...

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2020 Partnership News

2020 Partnership News

Partnership Addition Schuyler D. Geller Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP, a full-service law firm with 20 lawyers in our Merrillville and Valparaiso offices, is pleased to announce that attorney Schuyler D. Geller has been invited to become partner at BCC....

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Schuyler Geller Selected for the Leadership Development Academy

Schuyler Geller Selected for the Leadership Development Academy

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 10, 2018 Twenty-five lawyers selected for the Leadership Development Academy INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 10, 2018) – The Indiana State Bar Association today announced the 25 attorneys who will compose its Leadership Development Academy...

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