Starnes Davis Florie is pleased to announce that John J. Geer, III has joined the firm’s Birmingham office as a partner in the white collar, compliance and investigations practice group. John will represent clients in healthcare fraud, environmental, commercial, and white collar criminal matters, including trials and appeals and investigations.
Prior to joining Starnes, John spent more than a decade as a prosecutor, as a deputy district attorney in the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama. During that time, he was lead counsel on numerous trials, and has prosecuted cases ranging from bankruptcy and healthcare fraud to bank robbery and drug trafficking. He received his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law and undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama.