Title: Of Counsel
Company: Peterson & Ross
Location: Vero Beach, Florida, United States
J. Robert Geiman, Of Counsel at Peterson & Ross, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.
Amassing more than 45 years of professional excellence in the legal industry, Mr. Geiman most recently served of counsel at Peterson & Ross in Chicago, IL, from 1996 until the firm dissolved in 2003. Focusing his practice on insurance law, he previously held the role of partner at the firm for 26 years. Prior to these appointments, he was a partner at Peterson, Lowry, Rall, Barber & Ross for six years and an associate at Eckert, Peterson & Lowry for eight years.
To prepare for his celebrated career, Mr. Geiman pursued an education at Northwestern University, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1953. He subsequently attended the University of Notre Dame and received a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1956. During his time at Notre Dame, he served as a case editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. He has since been admitted to practice law in the state of Illinois, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to law, Mr. Geiman has accrued several accolades during his impressive career. An elected fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Illinois Bar Foundation, he was selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who publications, including Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest and Who’s Who in the World. Notably, he was the recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.
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