Providence RHODE ISLAND

ABOUT Geoffrey W. Millsom

Geoff is the Chairman of the Firm’s Banking and Financial Services Group.

Geoff’s practice focuses on complex litigation, business disputes, government investigations and employment issues in the banking, consumer finance, investment advisory and wealth management industries. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants at trial and on appeal in courts across the country, often in high-stakes and business-critical commercial matters. Geoff has significant first-chair experience defending class action cases on behalf of commercial clients across a variety of industries. Over the past few years, he has successfully defended class action matters in Rhode Island, Maine and Vermont. Geoff also frequently represents clients in arbitrations before FINRA, AAA and JAMS.

Honors

•Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 - 2020 editions in the field of Construction Law.
Best Lawyers' 2017 Lawyer of the Year, Construction Law, Providence.
•Professional Excellence in the Law, Banking and Financial, Rhode Island Monthly 2019.
•Selected as a Rhode Island Super Lawyer, 2007-2016.
•Order of the Coif, Fordham University Law School.

In the Community

•Workforce Investment Board for Providence and Cranston.
•Leadership Rhode Island.

Seminars / Publications

•Rhode Island Usury: Interest By Any Other Name Is Still Interest.
•Co-author, Rhode Island ABA Performance Bond Manual.
•Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Depositions: But Your Client Could Not Afford to Research, Rhode Island Bar Journal, 2002.
•Social Media in Litigation, MetLife Auto & Home 2015 House Counsel Conference, May 7, 2015.

The Latest

•08.15.19 / News

27 AP&S Attorneys Selected for 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

•05.24.19

AP&S Attorneys Receive RI Monthly’s Professional Excellence Award

•05.10.17 / News

Geoff Millsom Named fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America

•01.13.17 / News

AP&S Cases Named in Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly as Most Important Opinions of 2016

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Areas of LAW

  • Construction
  • Litigation
  • Securities

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