Geoffrey G. Hemphill

Office Location: Norfolk, VA., Kitty Hawk, NC.

Education
  • B.S. Finance, Lehigh University
  • J.D., Regent University
  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
Jurisdiction Licensed
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
Judicial Clerkship
  • Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Federal Claims (1995-97)
Professional & Community Activities
  • American Bar Association, Section on Taxation
  • Virginia Bar Association, Section on Taxation
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Hampton Roads Tax Forum
  • Regent University School of Law, Adjunct Professor (Corporate Taxation, Individual Taxation)
Notable Accomplishments
  • Virginia Business, “Legal Elite” (2014-present)
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine, “Top Lawyers” – Tax Law (2016-present)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®- Tax Law (2019-present)

Geoff Hemphill has practiced in the firm’s Norfolk office since 1997 and in the Kitty Hawk office since 2019.  He concentrates his law practice in taxation, ERISA, employee benefits, business transactions, real estate, 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 heads the firm’s real estate practice in the Kitty Hawk office.

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.

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Attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia for 2021. This distinction is a peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in their specialty. The recognized attorneys are: Admiralty, Maritime & Transportation Edward J. Powers Arbitration ...
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Thirty Vandeventer Black attorneys have been recognized as ‘Legal Elite’ for 2020 by Virginia Business Magazine. Every year, the magazine partners with the Virginia Bar Association to grant this award to attorneys nominated by their peers for this recognition. The selected attorneys are: Christopher Ambrosio, Business Law Anne G. Bibeau, ...
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28 Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® list
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Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect ...
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Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia
/ Firm News
Attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia for 2021. This distinction is a peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in their specialty. The recognized attorneys are: Admiralty, Maritime & Transportation Edward J. Powers Arbitration ...
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Vandeventer Black Attorneys Selected as 2020 Legal Elite
/ Firm News
Thirty Vandeventer Black attorneys have been recognized as ‘Legal Elite’ for 2020 by Virginia Business Magazine. Every year, the magazine partners with the Virginia Bar Association to grant this award to attorneys nominated by their peers for this recognition. The selected attorneys are: Christopher Ambrosio, Business Law Anne G. Bibeau, ...
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28 Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® list
/ Firm News
Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect ...
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