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Geoffrey Warner

Associate

Los Angeles
310 282 2514 direct

Geoff is an associate in Thompson Coburn's Labor & Employment group, which represents employers in litigation matters in both state and federal courts.

Geoff helps companies handle claims of harassment, discrimination, ADA violations, and state-law wage and hour claims. He has significant experience defending companies facing Unruh Act violations. Geoff and the Firm's other California-based employment litigators advise clients on day-to-day employment questions and draft policies, employee handbooks, and employment agreements.

In addition to his work with labor and employment clients, Geoff has represented clients in the areas of insurance fraud, corporate litigation, appellate and commercial real estate. He has handled complex litigation matters for a major national insurance company and a national telecommunications company.

Geoff is a skilled writer who often drafts both pretrial and trial materials, including motions in limine, opening and closing statements, cross and direct examinations, evidence charts, and proposed verdict forms. He also drafts motions for summary judgment, motions to dismiss, consumer arbitration briefs, motions to compel arbitration and mediation briefs.

Geoff is knowledgeable in financial services matters including TCPA, Rosenthal Act, FDCPA, FCRA, and probate matters, and has litigated consumer financial services disputes brought under the TCPA, FDCPA, RFDCPA, and FCRA.

Publications

Co-author, “Beyond Lost Rent,”
Real Estate Weekly, January 6, 2016

Co-author, Possible Changes to the Federal Trade Commission's “Holder Rule” Could Affect Consumer Finance,
The Banking Law Journal, July/August 2016