Lawyers

Chicago
One North Franklin
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606


EDUCATION

J.D., Boston University School of Law

B.A., summa cum laude, UCLA, 

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Geoffrey Repo is a partner in the Chicago office of Gordon & Rees and a member of the Commercial Litigation Practice and Insurance Groups.  With over 20 years of experience handling complex litigation matters throughout the United States, as well as other business and contractual disputes, Mr. Repo is a trusted litigation advisor to businesses of all sizes ranging from sole proprietors to Fortune 500 Companies.  

Commercial Litigation

Mr. Repo has extensive trial, appellate, mediation and arbitration experience in a broad range of commercial matters, including toxic tort, corporate management, product liability, environmental, premises, errors and omissions, professional liability, general liability and healthcare litigation. He also represents clients in class action, business, and other commercial matters, such as shareholder disputes, misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and other business tort claims. Mr. Repo also has experience in defending employment claims, including claims alleging retaliatory discharge and wrongful termination.

Insurance Litigation and Counseling 

Mr. Repo is frequently retained to represent insurers in complex coverage disputes across the country.  He has extensive experience representing insurers in the areas of long-tail property and bodily injury liability claims, errors and omissions, director and officer liability, professional liability and other specialty and personal lines claims. He regularly counsels domestic insurers with respect to coverage evaluation and litigation, claim practices, and has also helped drafted policy language for cyber liability policies issued by a Fortune 500 insurer.    

Bad Faith/Extra Contractual Litigation and Counseling

Mr. Repo is often retained to handle disputes involving bad faith/extra contractual claims. He is a frequent presenter on bad faith topics, and has litigated bad faith claims in jurisdictions across the nation.

Background

Mr. Repo grew up in Toronto, Canada and moved to Los Angeles in 1984. He received his undergraduate degree from UCLA (95), graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.  He received his Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law (99).  Mr. Repo moved to Chicago in 1999 and lives there with his wife and two daughters.  He is avid hockey fan, runner, skier, hiker and a former professional musician.  

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois 
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Memberships

  • State Bar of Illinois
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
 
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