Geoff represents corporate policyholders and other insureds in insurance coverage disputes involving directors’ and officers’ (D&O), errors and omission (E&O), and other professional liability claims, SEC investigations, breach of fiduciary duty claims, asbestos liabilities, environmental liabilities, consumer protection class actions, and property damage. He has worked with clients to maximize insurance recoveries through policy reviews and audits, claims presentation and negotiation, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. He has particular experience advising mutual funds, hedge funds, banks, and other policyholders in the financial services sector. Geoff has been selected as a Rising Star for Insurance Coverage by Washington, DC Super Lawyers magazine each year since 2015.
Geoff is a contributing author to the Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog.
In addition to his insurance coverage work, Geoff also has experience representing individuals and corporations in state and federal litigation, arbitration, and mediation in a variety of business disputes, including consumer financial services, theft of trade secrets, business torts, and claims under the False Claims Act and Fair Housing Act.
Geoff maintains an active pro bono practice and has assisted non-profits and other entities in resolving various insurance coverage and civil litigation claims. He has served on the Screening Committee of the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project and volunteered in the DC Bar Advice & Referral Clinic.
During law school, he interned for the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan of the US District Court for the District of Columbia and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the George Mason Law Review. He is admitted to practice in DC, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts, as well as before the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the US District Court for the District of Columbia, and the US District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.