Geoffrey Greeves recovers insurance proceeds for corporate policyholders in disputed claims, coverage litigation matters, adversary proceedings, and using arbitration, mediation and negotiation. Geoffrey is first and foremost a trial lawyer. He routinely handles business tort litigation from inception through appeal. He has received national acclaim individually as an insurance MVP in Law360 and in the Legal 500, and was part of a nationwide Chambers-ranked insurance practice known for monetizing contested insurance claims involving business interruption, contingent business interruption, first-party catastrophe, property damage claims and bad faith/extra-contractual insurance disputes with insurance carriers. He has tried more than a dozen commercial litigation matters, handling several jury trials, and recently obtained the largest insurance jury verdict ($71.7 million) in the United States in coverage litigation for a petrochemical refiner against its various property insurers. Spanning 20 years in insurance recovery practice in hotly disputed insurance claims involving man-made and natural disasters such as 9/11, the Nashville floods, ValuJet flight 592, the Deepwater Horizon incident, earthquakes in Chile and Japan, Superstorm Sandy and various other hurricanes, Geoffrey has achieved numerous eight-figure settlements for his clients.
Geoffrey acts as a trusted counselor, using his knowledge of insurance products and prior claims experience to provide legal advice to clients at renewal and in connection with non-routine insurance manuscript products. His industry knowledge encompasses commercial real estate, microchip, retail, government contracts, aviation, traditional energy, renewables, education, technology, heavy industry and marine risks.
Geoffrey is also called upon by his clients to handle complex business litigation and corporate governance disputes, as well as litigating matters related to Northern Virginia’s technology industry.