Columbia Law School,
J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Charles Evans Hu
B.A., English, with honors, 1982
District of Columbia
US Ct Appeals, 2nd Circuit (CT, NY, VT)
District of Columbia USDC
New Jersey USDC
New York USDC, Eastern District
New York USDC, Southern District
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
The Legal 500 United States (by Legalese Ltd.,) recommended in Securities litigation: Defense, 2016-2017
Thompson Coburn LLP
Baker Hostetler LLP
Schiff Hardin LLP
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Founding member of the board of directors of an India-based non-governmental organization (NGO) focused on human rights and women's rights issues
Represented an Afghan NGO supporting community development efforts in responding to an investigation by the Department of Defense's special inspector general for Afghan reconstruction
Geoff is a trusted advisor to universities and education companies nationwide, as well as companies in financial services, energy, insurance and government contracts. He has a successful track record in managing and defending regulatory inquiries and litigation, including high-stakes internal investigations, discrimination cases, state AG and SEC fraud investigations and complex commercial disputes. His early experience as an American diplomat in Europe and Asia informs his collegial and team-building approach to problem solving.
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