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Geoffrey G. Slaughter

Ranked by Super Lawyers

GEOFFREY SLAUGHTER has extensive experience in many aspects of complex business litigation, including administrative, antitrust, appellate and constitutional litigation. Geoff has litigated cases at all levels of the state and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of Indiana and the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition to his work for firm clients, he is also retained by other law firms to consult on litigation strategy and help them prepare for appellate oral arguments.

Geoff has held numerous leadership positions in legal and judicial organizations. He served on the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the Northern District of Indiana from 1999 to 2010. Geoff was president of the Alumni Board for the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington from 2005-2006 and has been a member of its Board of Visitors since 2007. He is the immediate past president of the Indianapolis Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies and served as the chairman of the Indiana Public Employee Relations Board from 2001-2005. Geoff is the immediate past chair of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Appellate Practice Section and is currently president of the Indiana Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Indiana State Bar Association.

Geoff has been named an Indiana Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine since 2006, is recognized by Best Lawyers in America® and is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest level of peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. Geoff has also been rated for four years as a "Top Local Litigation Star - Indiana" for Antitrust, Appellate, Civil Rights and Human Rights and General Commercial law by Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America's leading litigation attorneys. He is also named a "Seventh Circuit Litigation Star” in Indiana by Benchmark Appellate.

Before joining Taft, Geoff served as special counsel to the Attorney General of Indiana, where he litigated cases on behalf of the State of Indiana, including the State's tobacco litigation. He was also associated with the Chicago law firm of Kirkland & Ellis and was a law clerk to Chief U.S. District Judge Allen Sharp in South Bend.