Geiringer, John M.

  Chicago, Illinois, USA
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John is a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group and heads the regulatory practice area of the group. He concentrates his practice on regulatory and corporate matters involving financial institutions.

John serves as Chairman of the American Bar Association Committee on Banking Law's Enforcement, Insider Liability and Troubled Banks Subcommittee. In addition, he teaches banking law and regulation at Chicago-Kent College of Law's Graduate Program in Financial Services Law and recently joined the Advisory Board of The Anti-Money Laundering Association. He is a frequent speaker in the financial institutions area and published a chapter on regulatory enforcement actions. He is past Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association’s Financial Institutions Committee and is the Co-Editor of the two-volume edition, Advising Illinois Financial Institutions. He is also the co-author of the chapter "Bank Examination and Enforcement" in The Keys to Banking Law: A Handbook for Lawyers (2012).

Prior to joining the firm in 1999, John was both a bank regulator and a compliance consultant. He served as legal counsel for the Illinois Office of Banks and Real Estate. John also obtained practical experience with respect to bank operations and compliance issues as a regulatory consultant with a regional accounting firm, performing compliance reviews and training for a variety of financial institutions.


  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1995
  • American University, B.A., 1992

Practice Area

  • Financial Institutions