Paul practices complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy law, with experience in federal and state courts, appellate forums, arbitration, and administrative proceedings. Paul manages all phases of litigation and currently represents a variety of individuals and organizations, including major agricultural companies, financial institutions, and government agencies such as municipalities and water districts.

Paul’s litigation experience includes intellectual property and trade secret actions, shareholder derivative suits, business torts, water disputes, and other commercial litigation claims. In bankruptcy court, Paul represents clients in contested matters, adversary proceedings, and appeals before the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.

During his career, Paul has obtained many favorable outcomes in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts. Prior to entering private practice, Paul served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William J. Fisher in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota.

Experience

Paul specializes in commercial litigation, bankruptcy law, and appellate litigation, regularly achieving favorable results for his clients. Most recently, Paul worked as a research attorney for the Fifth District Court of Appeal. He is admitted to practice before all California State Courts and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Central, and Northern Districts of California.

Honors & Awards

Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star, Bankruptcy: Business, 2021

Community Involvement

To give back to the local community, Paul volunteers at Poverello House.

Credentials

  • University of Minnesota, Juris Doctor, 2017,
  • Honors in Legal Writing, Staff Member, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, & Technology
  • Marquette University, Bachelor of Arts, 2012

Publications

Only the Good Regulations Die Young: Recognizing the Consumer Benefits of the FCC’s Now-Defunct Privacy Regulations, 18 Minn. J.L., Sci. & Tech. 713 (2017)

Professional Associations

Paul is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association.

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