Geoffrey M. Trachtenberg grew up in Arizona. He is a partner at Levenbaum Trachtenberg PLC where he manages the law firm's California and Utah offices, focusing primarily on personal injury, commercial litigation and appeals. He is Board Certified as a Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death litigation, "AV-Rated" by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News & World Report, and selected for the "Super Lawyers - Top 50" by his colleagues.
Mr. Trachtenberg graduated from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. Upon graduation, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Gary L. Taylor, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and then practiced with the law firm of Irell & Manella, LLP in Newport Beach, California.
Mr. Trachtenberg is the developer and owner of the Arizona Document Database (www.azdocuments.com), which houses and organizes a vast collection of discovery and trial-related materials for plaintiffs' attorneys. He is also the co-author of the Arizona Personal Injury Lien Law & Practice Guide, a comprehensive publication on state and federal third-party recovery rights.
Mr. Trachtenberg is a director of the Arizona Association for Justice, which awarded him the Volunteer of the Year award from 2007 through 2009. He serves as a Judge Pro Tempore with the Maricopa County Superior Court and volunteers his time with a number of organizations, including the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS and the Arizona Brain Injury Association.
Southwest/Flynn v. AHCCCS, ___ P.3d ___, 2011 WL 832235 (Ariz.App. Div. 1).
Progressive v. Blaud, 212 Ariz. 359, 132 P.3d 298 (App. 2006).
Jeter v. Mayo Clinic, 211 Ariz. 386, 121 P.3d 1256 (App. 2005).
Castiglione v. U.S. Life Ins. Co. in City of N.Y., 262 F.Supp.2d 1025 (D.Ariz. 2003).