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Geoff is a partner in the Global Commercial Disputes Group. His practice comprises litigating and providing counsel for complex business disputes across a variety of industries, including related to complex commercial litigation, products liability (especially aviation litigation), financial services litigation, energy and natural resources, advertising/trademark litigation, and international arbitration. Geoff also represents high net-worth individuals and public figures, including in the entertainment field, related to in-court and out-of-court disputes.


  • Cornell Law School, 2006, J.D., Note Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy; Editor, Legal Information Institute; Honors Fellow, 1L Lawyering Program; Teaching Assistant, The Death Penalty in America, Cornell University
  • University of Kentucky, 2003, B.A., English, Business minor, magna cum laude; Golden Key International Honour Society

  • New York

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit

  • Cornell Law School's Alumni Association Executive Board of Directors
  • Federal Bar Council
  • New York City Bar Association

  • Honorable Sandra L. Townes, U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York

Awards & Recognition

  • Member of the inaugural class of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Equity Track Program 
  • Recipient of the National Bar Association’s 2019 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40 
  • Selected for inclusion in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Business Litigation (2017-2020)
  • Member of the inaugural Young Lawyers Editorial Board for The American Lawyer