Mark Geragos Biography
Birthday: October 5, 1957 (Libra)
Born In: Los Angeles, California
Mark Geragos is an Armenian-American lawyer who has attained celebrity status thanks to his distinguished clientele of NFL players, Hollywood stars and political bigwigs. He is also a principal partner in the law firm ‘Geragos & Geragos’. The veteran lawyer boasts a client list that includes NFL legend Colin Kaepernick, Oscar-nominated actress Winona Ryder, R&B singer Chris Brown and former Bill Clinton associate Susan McDougal. His success and popularity can be further ascertained from the fact that he is one of the only two US lawyers to be ever named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in both criminal and civil sectors. Named “One of the 100 Most Influential Attorneys in California” by California Law Business Magazine, Geragos has won several landmark cases. These include getting a presidential pardon for Susan McDougal, avoiding a jail term for Winona Ryder, and the defense of actor Jussie Smollett. He achieved a formidable reputation when he emerged victorious in two landmark lawsuits against New York Life Insurance and AXA. However, he also controversially tried to defend notorious murderers Scott Peterson and Cameron Brown. He unsuccessfully tried to defend Greg Anderson for failing to testify in a perjury case against Barry Bonds. More recently, he has been named the alleged co-conspirator in the Nike extortion case against celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti.