Geoffrey G. Hemphill

Geoffrey G. Hemphill: Attorney with Vandeventer Black LLP
  • Partner at Vandeventer Black LLP (53 Attorneys)
  • 500 World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
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Geoff Hemphill has practiced in the firm’s Norfolk office since 1997. He concentrates his law practice in taxation, ERISA, employee benefits, business transactions and international business matters .

His taxation practice focuses on corporate taxation, limited liability company issues, and international tax as well as state and local tax.

Geoff’s employee benefits practice concentrates on qualified retirement plans, executive compensation, and welfare benefits including multiemployer plans and governmental plans.

His business transactions practice is geared toward closely held business issues and international transactions.

Geoff served as a Law Clerk for Special Master Richard B. Abell of the United States Court of Federal Claims from 1995-97. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the United States Tax Court.

Judicial Clerkship

Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Federal Claims (1995-97)


Virginia Business, “Legal Elite” (2014)

Coastal Virginia Magazine, “Top Lawyers” - Tax Law (2016-18)


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•Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys have made the Coastal Virginia Magazine Top Lawyers List
•17 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Selected as 2014 Legal Elite
•Signal/LCA Maritime Conference


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Areas of Practice (9)

  • Business Law
  • ERISA & Employee Benefits
  • Government Investigations & Enforcement
  • International Business
  • Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax
  • Trust & Estate
  • Estate Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757.446.8528  Phone
757.446.8670  Fax
University Attended:
Lehigh University, B.S., Finance
Law School Attended:
Regent University, J.D.; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1995, Virginia; United States Tax Court


•American Bar Association - Section on Taxation
•Virginia Bar Association - Section on Taxation
•International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
•Hampton Roads Tax Forum

Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, February 16, 1967
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

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