Gerard Belfort is an associate in the Litigation Department. He represents companies and individuals in a wide range of civil and criminal disputes in federal and state courts. He also provides counsel to people and entities facing various types of government and regulatory inquiries.
Prior to rejoining the firm, Gerard served as a law clerk for a district court judge in federal court in Chicago.
Hon. Joan H. Lefkow, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
American Bar Association, Center for Public Interest Law, Center on Children and the Law, Commission on Youth at Risk, Member (2021-Present)
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer Committee, Co-Chair (2021-Present)
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Arbitrator (2018-Present)
National Futures Association, Arbitrator (2018-Present)
Board Memberships & Community Service
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D. 2016)
Stony Brook University (B.A. 2012)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York