Geoffrey S. Wagner

Geoffrey S. Wagner

 CHair of appellate law section 

Geoffrey S. Wagner

Curriculum vitae

EXPERIENCE

Geoff Wagner is an equity shareholder in the GMH Litigation Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of appellate law,  commercial litigation, employment law, family law and personal injury. Geoff has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible ranking for ethical standards and legal ability. He has been named a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine, a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, and a Leading Lawyer by Law Bulletin Media.

Mr. Wagner graduated cum laude from Wayne State University Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Society. He is also a member of the Order of the Coif, the nation’s preeminent law school honor society. Geoff received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Boston University, where he played #1 singles and captained the Men’s Tennis Team.

Mr. Wagner is also an accomplished writer. His publications include: The I-864 Affidavit: Practice Pointers for Dealing with a Complex, Confusing and Potentially Very Costly Legal Document, Michigan Family Law Journal (May 2016); and Virtue and Vice: A Reassessment of Gentrification, 7 J.L. Soc’y 271 (2006).

CONTACT GEOFFREY

P  (248) 457-7193
E  gwagner@gmhlaw.com

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EXPERIENCE

Geoff Wagner is an equity shareholder in the GMH Litigation Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of appellate law, commercial litigation, employment law, family law and personal injury. Geoff has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible ranking for ethical standards and legal ability. He has been named a Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine, a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, and a Leading Lawyer by Law Bulletin Media.

Mr. Wagner graduated cum laude from Wayne State University Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Society. He is also a member of the Order of the Coif, the nation’s preeminent law school honor society. Geoff received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Boston University, where he played #1 singles and captained the Men’s Tennis Team.

Mr. Wagner is also an accomplished writer. His publications include: The I-864 Affidavit: Practice Pointers for Dealing with a Complex, Confusing and Potentially Very Costly Legal Document, Michigan Family Law Journal (May 2016); and Virtue and Vice: A Reassessment of Gentrification, 7 J.L. Soc’y 271 (2006).

Practice Areas
•  Appellate Law
•  Litigation
•  Family Law
•  Employment & Labor Law
•  Medical Malpractice Defense
•  Municipal & Government
•  Real Estate
•  Police Liability/Excessive Force Matters
EDUCATION

•  Boston University, magna cum laude, B.A
•  Wayne State University, cum laude, J.D, Order of the Coif
•  Leadership Detroit, Class XXXIV

Admitted to Practice

•  Michigan: 2007
•  U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2007
•  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2010

Memberships

•  Michigan Association for Justice
•  State Bar of Michigan
•  Detroit Athletic Club
•  Indian Village Tennis Club

Distinctions

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News / blog

December 2019 Blog

This month’s case is one of our own – DuPuis v City of Highland Park (Wayne County Circuit Court Case No. 18-005616-CL, Murphy, J.). In DuPuis, John Clark and I represented the City of Highland Park in a whistleblower case filed by a controversial member of City’s...

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  • US News Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
  • Detroit Free Press Top Places to Work
  • Leading Lawyers
  • DBusiness Top Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviewed
  • Fortune Magazine Top Ranked Law Firms

Contact

P  (248) 457-7000
F  (248) 457-7001
E  contact@gmhlaw.com

Honors

US News Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
Detroit Free Press Top Places to Work
Leading Lawyers
DBusiness Top Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviewed
Fortune Magazine Top Ranked Law Firms

Contact

P  (248) 457-7000
F  (248) 457-7001
E  contact@gmhlaw.com