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Geoffrey Bedell


Geoff is a shareholder with Soha & Lang. He focuses his practice in the area of insurance law. In this capacity, Geoff counsels insurance companies and represents them in coverage disputes and bad faith litigation.

Geoff clerked for the Honorable Judge Stephen Brown of the Washington State Court of Appeals. Before joining Soha & Lang, Geoff practiced in the area of civil liability defense.

Geoff was named as a “Rising Star” by Washington Law & Politics in 2009. He was a chapter contributor to the Washington Civil Trial and Evidence Manual (5th ed. 2004) and the author of Corporate Downsizing and the Supervisory and Managerial Exclusions of the National Labor Relations Act, 48 Labor Law Journal 144 (1997). In his free time, Geoff enjoys bicycling, exercise and traveling.


Geoff is admitted in both Washington and Oregon.


  • Universität Augsburg (Germany), LL.M., 1998
  • University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1997
  • University of Washington, B.A., 1993


  • Fulbright Fellow 1997-98
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow 1996-97