Kyle T. Geiger
Partner | Chicago
312.244.6771 | kgeiger@walkerwilcox.com
Legal Assistant | Linda Waschow
Paralegal | Kristin Duewerth
Overview

Kyle T. Geiger is a Partner at Walker Wilcox Matousek LLP.  He has a broad litigation practice specializing in the defense of personal injury, product liability, construction litigation, nursing home law, insurance coverage disputes, transportation litigation, professional liability, sexual abuse, employment litigation and premises liability.  He has successfully defended corporations, architects and engineers, long‑term care facilities, medical professionals, private schools, commercial property owners, transportation companies and management companies.  Kyle has experience in all phases of trial litigation, including deposition practice and successfully trying jury trials to verdict. He also has extensive experience with excess carriers as defense, monitoring and coverage counsel.  He values identifying and managing risk for his clients at the earliest stages of litigation.

Kyle's practice is truly nationwide, as he has personally handled cases in jurisdictions throughout the United States, defending clients in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina and Wisconsin. His body of work includes successfully defending his clients in numerous trials, arbitrations, dispositive motions and various other alternative dispute resolution.

Some recent highlights of Kyle’s practice include:

  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial by jury on a premise liability claim;
  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial by jury on a trucking negligence claim;
  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial by jury on a breach of fiduciary duty claim;
  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial on a professional negligence claim;
  • Obtained early voluntary dismissal of a management company;
  • Obtained early involuntary dismissal of a management company;
  • Obtained involuntary dismissal of claims under the Illinois Gender Violence Act;
  • Obtained involuntary dismissal of a foreign entity in a product liability lawsuit.

While attending law school, Kyle was a Judicial Extern with the Honorable Michael R. Barrett of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.  He earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his work in Contracts and he was a member of the Moot Court Team.

Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, C.D. Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Education
  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.A., English
Accolades

Super Lawyers® Illinois Rising Stars 2013

Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance – Premium Member
  • Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, Associate Board Member
  • YMCA of Greater Metro Chicago, Associate Board Member
Kyle T. Geiger
Partner | Chicago
312.244.6771 | kgeiger@walkerwilcox.com
Legal Assistant | Linda Waschow
Paralegal | Kristin Duewerth
Overview

Kyle T. Geiger is a Partner at Walker Wilcox Matousek LLP.  He has a broad litigation practice specializing in the defense of personal injury, product liability, construction litigation, nursing home law, insurance coverage disputes, transportation litigation, professional liability, sexual abuse, employment litigation and premises liability.  He has successfully defended corporations, architects and engineers, long‑term care facilities, medical professionals, private schools, commercial property owners, transportation companies and management companies.  Kyle has experience in all phases of trial litigation, including deposition practice and successfully trying jury trials to verdict. He also has extensive experience with excess carriers as defense, monitoring and coverage counsel.  He values identifying and managing risk for his clients at the earliest stages of litigation.

Kyle's practice is truly nationwide, as he has personally handled cases in jurisdictions throughout the United States, defending clients in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina and Wisconsin. His body of work includes successfully defending his clients in numerous trials, arbitrations, dispositive motions and various other alternative dispute resolution.

Some recent highlights of Kyle’s practice include:

  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial by jury on a premise liability claim;
  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial by jury on a trucking negligence claim;
  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial by jury on a breach of fiduciary duty claim;
  • Successfully defended a corporation at trial on a professional negligence claim;
  • Obtained early voluntary dismissal of a management company;
  • Obtained early involuntary dismissal of a management company;
  • Obtained involuntary dismissal of claims under the Illinois Gender Violence Act;
  • Obtained involuntary dismissal of a foreign entity in a product liability lawsuit.

While attending law school, Kyle was a Judicial Extern with the Honorable Michael R. Barrett of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.  He earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his work in Contracts and he was a member of the Moot Court Team.

Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, C.D. Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
Education
  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.A., English
Accolades

Super Lawyers® Illinois Rising Stars 2013

Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance – Premium Member
  • Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, Associate Board Member
  • YMCA of Greater Metro Chicago, Associate Board Member