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Geoff Coll


Washington, D.C.
202 585 6965 direct

Geoff is a securities litigator who is known for successfully handling high-stakes internal investigations and complex commercial disputes. He represents clients in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and New York attorney general (NYAG) enforcement actions, as well as shareholder class and derivative actions, and hostile takeover litigation.

In addition, Geoff handles civil, criminal and regulatory matters for large private and public companies and individuals, representing them in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and offering compliance advice and False Claims Act qui tam defense. The majority of his cases involve parallel proceedings, or competing actions and investigations that must be defended simultaneously in multiple forums.

Geoff's experience as a diplomat in Paris and Mumbai provides insight into the needs and concerns of international clients. His hands-on approach and in-depth understanding of the issues at stake in these complex matters have resulted in long and trusting relationships with clients.