Shelley Geiszler



Shelley Geiszler joined Loevy & Loevy’s Freedom of Information Act & Government Transparency Team in 2021.  Shelley focuses on FOIA, Open Meetings Act, and First Amendment right of access matters.  She handles cases across Illinois as well as federal cases in Washington, D.C.  Among other successes on behalf of our clients, Shelley has forced the release of Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability’s Report on disgraced former Police Sergeant Ronald Watts and successfully argued that FOIA requesters need not obtain court-ordered relief in order to pursue attorneys’ fees under the statute in Illinois’ Fourth District.

Shelley is a graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television and Chicago-Kent College of Law.  In law school, Shelley served as an Executive Articles Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review and she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.  Her student note, Nuisance Most Fowl: The Problem With Chicago’s Permissive Livestock Ordinance and How to Fix It was published in the Chicago-Kent Law Review in 2020.


Bar Admissions

• Illinois, 2021
• N.D. Illinois, 2021
• D.C, 2021

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