Faculty Profiles - Adjunct Professors

Geoff  Weirich

Geoff Weirich

Adjunct Professor

Areas of Expertise

Accessibility Litigation, Employment Law, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation

Geoff Weirich is a partner in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings LLP, 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.

Mr. Weirich’s 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. He is known nationally for the ability to efficiently and effectively manage complex class, collective and multi-plaintiff actions. Mr. Weirch is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and is a member of the governing Council of the ABA's Section of Labor and Employment Law.

Education: JD, Duke University School of Law (with high honors, Order of the Coif); MA, Michigan State University, in Labor & Industrial Relations (with highest honors); BA, Michigan State University, in Economics (with honors).

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).