Rebecca Geller is President/CEO of The Geller Law Group. She is a seasoned lawyer committed to providing affordable, high-quality legal services to businesses and families. In April 2015, The Washingtonian Magazine selected Rebecca as a “person we would like to have dinner with.” She has been in numerous tv interviews such as MSNBC Your Small Business and the Washington Business Report program to offer legal advice to entrepreneurs. Well known for her legal experience and activism, Rebecca was selected as a 2015 Rising Star Super Lawyer and was recognized by the Washington Post magazine for this award. In 2015, was interviewed by a multitude of news outlets including the WTOP Radio and The Washington Post for her leadership in drafting and successfully passing Virginia legislation that now makes it legal for a woman to breastfeed a child in public places. Rebecca is involved in the community as a lawyer and activist and regularly gives speeches and presentations to organizations and groups about legal issues impacting families, individuals, and business owners.
Before launching her own law firm in 2011, Rebecca worked as a corporate lawyer at a major international law firm representing Fortune 500 companies. Her experience is varied, including work with wills/trusts, corporate, trademark, family law, litigation, housing, political law, telecommunications, employment, and non-profits. Rebecca’s clients include families, individuals and businesses from all walks of life. She has vast experience working with businesses from all industries including restaurants, technology companies, internet start-ups, health and wellness businesses, medical practices, landscaping and home construction contractors, family care providers, media and communications firms, government contractors, mortgage companies, financial advisors, entertainment personalities, and everything in between.
While serving as chair of the Fairfax Bar Association’s Business Law Section, Rebecca received the 2013 “President’s Award.” She serves on a number of boards for non-profit organizations and regularly volunteers in the community. Every month, Rebecca teaches a seminar for the Small Business Development Center about the legal aspects of starting and running a successful business and counsels new entrepreneurs. In 2011, Rebecca was a leader of the Full Day Kindergarten campaign to bring full day kindergarten to 100% of Fairfax County schools. Rebecca received both a bachelors and law degree from American University in Washington, D.C. and was the first-ever student appointed to serve on the American University Board of Trustees. She lives in Fairfax Station with her husband Brad Cheney, their three young children Sam (age 6) and Noah (age 4), Emily (age 1), and Lucy, their wonderful labrador retriever. She is admitted to practice law in Virginia, D.C., and Maryland.
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