Lisa Geary

Of Counsel

BACKGROUND

Lisa Geary joined RMP in April 2020, after practicing complex commercial and appellate litigation in New York. She has represented small and large companies, non-profit foundations, private individuals, bankruptcy estates, and sovereign nations in civil and criminal cases involving foreign sovereign immunity, copyright infringement, products liability, breach of contract, and fraud. She has represented clients in numerous appeals before the United States Supreme Court, United States Courts of Appeals, and state appellate courts.

Before private practice, Lisa clerked for the Honorable Richard C. Wesley on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for the Honorable Susan Phillips Read and Eugene F. Pigott, Jr. on the New York State Court of Appeals. A native of northwest Ohio, Lisa brings her appellate expertise and common sense to clients in a variety of civil and criminal matters.

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D. 2014 magna cum laude
  • Grove City College, B.A. 2011 summa cum laude

Practice Areas

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • White Collar Defense

Associations & Memberships

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Member, American Bar Association – Council of Appellate Lawyers

Admissions

  • New York
  • Arkansas (admission pending)
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits

CONTACT

75 N. East Avenue, Suite 500
P.O. Box 1788
Fayetteville, AR 72702(479) 443-2705
(479) 443-2718 (facsimile)

Background

Neal Pendergraft is a founding member of RMP, and is Of Counsel to the firm. In his advisory capacity, Neal contributes to the firm through his considerable experience in taxation, estate planning, and business law, and through his extensive involvement in the community in the course of his philanthropic and business pursuits. He is a trustee of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and also serves on the boards of several organizations in Northwest Arkansas.

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