Among the high-profile cases that Geoff has handled is a $36.1 million jury verdict he secured on behalf of an injured child in a trial involving negligence by a school bus driver. He was named a Finalist for CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of The Year Award in 2018 for that verdict in the case of Escamilla v. Durham School Services. Geoff also represented plaintiffs in the Santa Monica Farmers Market crash which resulted in a total settlement of over $26 Million.
Geoff is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is also a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California, American Association for Justice and was the president of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles in 2014. Geoff has served as an arbitrator for the Superior Court for the County of Los Angeles for the last 23 years and is a frequent lecturer on trial preparation and practice in California. Other professional organizations that Geoff is a member of include the Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations, Santa Monica Bar Association, Eighth Street Trial Lawyers and was currently elected Excom member for CAOC 2018 as Treasurer. From 2004-2018 Geoff was named a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics’ Southern California Super Lawyers which lists the top five-percent of established Los Angeles and Orange County attorneys. From 2007-2013 Geoff was also named by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in L.A. County. In 2006, Geoff was named to the Lawdragon 500 New Stars, New Worlds list. He was also named one of the Best Lawyers in America by Woodward/White, Inc. based on a survey of his peers.