Geoffrey Paul Huling

Geoffrey Paul Huling

Geoff’s practice encompasses the resolution of all types of business disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation. He has provided legal representation to individual clients and businesses in both state and federal courts and before governmental agencies throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. When required by the demands of an individual case, he has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in other jurisdictions around the country, most recently in Massachusetts and Oklahoma.

Geoff’s work involves representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil matters, including complex commercial litigation, class actions, contractual controversies, business torts, partnership disputes and cases involving claims for equitable relief. Geoff also has extensive experience providing appellate representation and has personally argued cases before the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, the Pennsylvania Superior Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Geoff has achieved a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent, a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.

Education, Honors and Awards

  • J.D. with honors, Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ, 1994
    Managing Editor, Rutgers Law Journal, 1993-94
    American Bar Association Local Government Award
    American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Practice
    American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Procedure
    School of Law Fellowship
    B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1991
    Harvard National Scholar Award
    John Higgins Memorial Award

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Geoff was a panelist at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and Philadelphia Bar Association's Business Litigation Committee’s Program "When Limited Liability Fails: Piercing the Corporate Veil."

    Geoff has been evaluating, and conducting interviews of, applicants for admission to Harvard College on behalf of the Schools Committee of the Harvard Club of Princeton since 1995.

Pro Bono

  • Geoff has handled a number of pro bono cases for clients referred by Philadelphia VIP, the organization founded by Community Legal Services and the Philadelphia Bar Association that provides legal services for low-income residents and families facing civil legal problems. Geoff is also a volunteer for the Pennsylvania Innocence Project.

Bar Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    State of New Jersey

News and Publications

  • Note, Tired of Being Slapped Around: States Take Action Against Lawsuits Designed to Intimidate and Harass, 25 Rutgers L.J. 401 (1994)
    The Legal Intelligencer, Justices Mull Claim for Access to Mental Health Records
    The Legal Intelligencer, Montco Judge Awards $1 Million in Punitives in Commercial Lawsuit
    The Legal Intelligencer, Judge Overturns $2.5M Legal Malpractice Verdict