Geoff Weirich is a partner in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Atlanta office. Mr. Weirich represents major employers throughout the nation in successfully avoiding and defending a broad range of employment-related claims, particularly in the class/collective action context. His focus areas include employment discrimination and sophisticated pay equity claims, restrictive covenants and wage-hour matters. In addition, Mr. Weirich has a relatively unique focus in handling complex disability access issues. Although Mr. Weirich highly values the opportunity to avoid litigation by providing timely counseling, he is known nationally for the ability to efficiently and effectively manage complex class, collective and multi-plaintiff actions.
Accolades and Recognitions
- Selected Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers in 2004
- Selected among the Top 25 Labor and Employment lawyers in the world by Expert Guides
- Listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers (Tier 1)
- Listed for 15 years in The Best Lawyers in America
- Repeatedly has been recognized as among Atlanta’s “Superlawyers”
- Selected by Lawdragon as among "100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers"
Speaking Engagements and Publications
- Co-Author of the two-volume Fifth Edition of Lindemann, Grossman & Weirich, Employment Discrimination Law (BNA 2012), which is the official book of the American Bar Association in its field.
- Authored many published articles and treatise chapters, and co-authored “Protecting Trade Secrets and Confidential Information in Georgia,” 60 Mercer Law Review 533 (Winter 2009).
- Duke University School of Law, J.D. (with high honors, Order of the Coif), 1984
- Michigan State University, M.A. in Labor & Industrial Relations (with highest honors), 1981
- Michigan State University, B.A in Economics (with honors), 1979