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John M. Geiringer

Partner and Regulatory Section Leader, Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group; Co-Director, Center for National Security and Human Rights Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Barack Ferrazzano LLP, Chicago


As the Regulatory Section Leader of the Financial Institutions Group at Barack Ferrazzano law firm, John advises a wide variety of financial institutions around the country about the full spectrum of legal, regulatory, and supervisory issues that they face. He is a frequent speaker and author in the financial institutions area on issues surrounding banking regulations, examinations, and enforcement actions, as well as on cybersecurity. John devotes significant time to anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, and related national security issues. In this regard, he lectures and advises institutions around the country, engages with relevant organizations, and has published on the subject.

John also teaches banking law, national security law, and Holocaust and the law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, and is the founding Co-Director of its Center for National Security and Human Rights Law.  He is the editor of Countering the Financing of Terrorism: Law and Policy, and is the co-editor of an upcoming treatise on legal issues surrounding the Holocaust. 

Along with Rabbi Asher Lopatin, he is the co-host of a podcast called A Rabbi and a Lawyer Walk Into a Bar.