For more than twenty-five years, Paul has represented clients in high-stakes and hotly contested complex and commercial litigation. Paul has represented plaintiffs and defendants in virtually all types of complex litigation, including product liability, professional liability, data privacy and security, insurance coverage, contract, securities fraud, officer and director liability, racketeering, intellectual property, and antitrust cases.
Paul is fluent in effective legal technology for the better and more efficient representation of clients and has been a frequent speaker, author, and commentator on technology issues.
Paul has served and been appointed by various courts across the country to act as lead, assistant, and steering committee counsel in state and national class actions, consolidated proceedings, and federal multi-district litigations (MDLs).
Paul is currently a member of the Arizona State Bar Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, and previously served on the Arizona Bar Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee and the Fee Arbitration Committee. Since 2006, Paul has also served as a neutral for many disputes as a Judge Pro Tempore of the Maricopa County Superior Court and party-selected mediator.
Paul graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame in 1992 with a BA in Philosophy and with highest honors and Order of the Coif from the University of Arizona law school in 1995.
Assisting Clients with Cyber Security in the Age of Big Data Breach, April 1, 2016
Cybersecurity Preparedness, June 1, 2015
Data Security Preparedness: Reducing the Potential for and Costs of a Data Breach, April 1, 2015
Practice Protection: Documenting the Client Relationship, March 1, 2014
“Cybersecurity/Technology Practicum—Lessons for Procurement Attorneys and Professionals,” Third Annual Arizona State & Local Procurement Forum, November 2017
“Under New Management: Case-Management Reform Rule Changes,” 2017 State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention, June 2017
“Civil Rules and Case Law Update: New Electronic Records Retention and Discovery Rules,” Arizona Condemnation Summit XX, May 2017
“IVC Filters – Litigation, Science, and Product Update,” HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference: Physiomesh, IVC Filters & Xarelto, May 2017
“Cyber Crimes and Law Firms: Protecting Your Firm and Your Clients From a Data Breach,” Tucson Paralegal Association, September 2016
“Platform Reviews: Making Decisions Regarding Review Platforms,” Women in eDiscovery, Arizona Chapter, February 2016
“Slimming Down Your Excess Data: Pragmatic Steps to Minimize Risks & Reduce Costs,” Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona Chapter, August 2015
“The Data Breach Debacle: Protecting Yourself From and Responding To a Breach,” Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona, August 2015
“Helping Clients With Cyber Security,” Arizona Paralegal Association, May 2015
“Upcoming Changes to Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure and Proposed Changes to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” Arizona Paralegal Association, April 2014
“E-Discovery: Effectively Managing Risks, Volume, and Cost,” Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona Chapter, February 2014