A partial list of Geragos' clients include renowned Whitewater figure Susan McDougal, Grammy® Award-winning artist Chris Brown, Platinum-selling artist Kesha Sebert, former first brother Roger Clinton, Academy® Award-nominated actress Winona Ryder, pop star Michael Jackson, hip hop stars Nathaniel "Nate Dogg" Hale, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Nicole Ritchie, former U.S. Congressman Gary Condit (D-CA), Usher Raymond, and former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
Geragos is one of two lawyers ever named "Lawyer of the Year" in both the criminal and civil arenas. He is the immediate past president of the National Trial Lawyers Association. California Law Business Magazine named Geragos "One of the 100 Most Influential Attorneys in California" three years in a row. He has been voted by his peers as one of Los Angeles' SuperLawyers for over ten years and is rated among the preeminent lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell.
Geragos has lectured extensively and authored numerous articles and Law Review publications. He authored "Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works... and Sometimes Doesn't (2013)," which won the grand prize at the 2014 Los Angeles Book Festival and was on several bestseller lists.
Geragos received his bachelor's degree from Haverford College in 1979 and his juris doctorate from Loyola Law School in 1982. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1983.