Laura Leigh Geist

San Francisco/Oakland

Practice Area: Commercial Litigation

BTI Client Service All Star History
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2016
  • 2019
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“Laura's greatest strength is her ability to focus on what's most important to the client.”
“She's an innovative attorney.”
“Laura is our first call, especially when it comes to insurance litigation.”


Laura Geist is a member of Dentons’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. . Her focus is on Commercial Litigation, specializing in consumer class actions and defense of Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) and Unfair Competition and Unfair Business Practices (UCL).

She is active in life insurance and financial services litigation. Her practice includes defense of rising InsurTech and FinTech companies as well as Fortune 500 companies in consumer claims regarding loss of insurance, policy pricing, Cost of Insurance, sales practices, and consumer fraud. Laura has extensive trial and arbitration experience including Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations. Laura’s practice includes the defense of parallel regulatory and governmental actions to civil litigation and advice under the new Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule.

Laura’s practice includes risk consulting and litigation for emerging industries, technology companies and start-ups, including market leaders in the cannabis industry. Laura has defended countless national and statewide class actions involving the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Unruh Act, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), advertising and marketing claims under the Stored Communications Act (SCA), California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA), State and Federal Wiretap Acts, the Telephone and Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act.

Laura is known as a passionate advocate immersed in the business objectives of her clients.

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