Geoffrey A. Vance
Geoff is a partner in Perkins Coie’s Litigation practice and firmwide chair of the E-Discovery Services & Strategy practice. Geoff is also the Managing Partner of the Shanghai office and on the firm’s Asia management team tasked with providing leadership, guidance and strategy support to Perkins Coie’s three Asian offices. He is an active member of The Sedona Conference’s Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1), has in-depth experience managing complex, high-volume discovery projects. Geoff has co-authored and updated the Discovery chapter of the Federal Civil Practice handbook, published by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. In addition, he co-authored a number of publications related to legal technology. Geoff is a seasoned trial lawyer, having tried more than 20 litigation matters to conclusion. He served as national litigation counsel for a global provider of electric power system equipment and services and served as national multi-district litigation counsel for one of the world’s largest food service companies.