Michael Geigerman
Michael Geigerman Neutral
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Michael Geigerman

Michael Geigerman has been a member of the USA&M panel since 1986 and has mediated over 4,700 cases including wrongful death claims,  environmental law, serious personal injury (involving numerous seven- and eight-figure settlements), professional malpractice, clergy and school abuse, FELA, automobile and trucking accidents, construction law, premises and product liability, police brutality, discrimination (racial, sex, age, and ADA), probate, farm and home foreclosures, complex real estate transactions,  insurance coverage as well as commercial and business disputes including claims between multinational organizations and their franchisees, class actions, multi-cultural conflicts and first amendment claims. Mike serves as a qualified neutral for the U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of Missouri, and Illinois Southern District. He is a frequent guest speaker at seminars for attorneys, judges and other professionals interested in ADR. Mike has authored several articles on ADR. He was an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law from 2000-2020. Mike has been a Best Lawyer in America (in mediation) since 2007 and a Missouri Super Attorney (in mediation).

Prior to entering private practice, he served as associate general counsel for Illini Federal Savings & Loan. From 1973-1997, Mike engaged in the general practice of law in St. Louis, Missouri. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois.


  • Presenter, trainer and attendee in over a hundred seminars and mediation trainings since 1986 including programs sponsored by Pepperdine University School of Law, the International Academy of Mediators, Washington University School of Law, The Missouri Bar, BAMSL as well as USA&M and the Association of Missouri Mediators
  • BA, University of Wisconsin, 1968
  • JD, University of Oklahoma, 1971
  • Advanced Title IX training 2020 (Title IX Solutions, LLC)

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Member, The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals;
  • Co-Chair of the Missouri Bar Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution (2001-2003) (Chair 2018 – 2020);
  • Member, Missouri Supreme Court ADR Commission;
  • Member, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri Advisory Committee on ADR;
  • ADR Committee Chair, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, (1995-1996, 2017-2018) and Fee Dispute Chair (1996-1998);
  • Member, Association of Missouri Mediators; President, Congregation Shaare Emeth (1996-1998);
  • Fellow, American Bar Association.