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Dealership Services


Geoff Chackel has over fifteen years of experience representing automobile dealerships in their employment and consumer law disputes. He also regularly consults with dealerships to improve their internal policies and procedures in light of a constantly evolving regulatory environment. Chackel Law clients range from small independent operations to the largest private dealership groups in California and the United States. In 2013, Geoff was a featured panelist at the fall conference of the National Association of Dealer Counsel held in Chicago, Illinois, where he addressed emerging litigation trends.

Chackel Law’s representative experience includes the following:

  • Wage and Hour class action defense;
  • Litigation of salesperson and F&I manager pay plans;
  • State and Federal “lemon law” warranty claims;
  • Defense of individual and class action claims for unlawful sales practices;
  • Comprehensive Sales, Employee and F&I Policy Reviews;
  • Manufacturer disputes concerning the revocation, interpretation and application of sales and service agreements;
  • Lending and vehicle title disputes under the Uniform Commercial Code and related statutes;
  • Enforcement of employment and consumer arbitration clauses.