Paul is a former Chair and Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, positions he held for 22 years at the firm. He is a highly successful trial lawyer with substantial experience in both complex commercial and employment disputes. He represents public and private companies including real estate property owners and developers, pharmaceutical companies, manufacturing companies, universities, financial service companies and non-profits.
Clients trust Paul with high-stakes business litigation involving contract disputes, employment claims, internal investigations, restrictive covenant and trade secrets issues, whistleblower and other retaliation claims, securities litigation and real estate disputes.
Judge Keven J. Carey called Paul’s trial advocacy “as good as I’ve seen” and “a model of how a lawyer should conduct himself in the courtroom.” LNR-Lennar Washington Square, LLC v. Dolce View LLC, No. 09-50885 (Bankr. D.Del. June 4, 2009). Paul prides himself on achieving outstanding results for his clients while providing first-rate and efficient service.
Duke University School of Law, J.D.
– Editorial Board, Duke Law Journal
– Dean’s Cup Champion
Temple University, L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy
Duke University, A.B., magna cum laude
Law Clerk, Honorable Donald W. VanArtsdalen, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Member, Board of Directors, Be Strong Families
Named to the “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” list by Thomson Reuters for Business Litigation Law (2004 – 2009, 2014 – 2016)*
Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” rated.
Presenter, “Defamation Issues in the Workplace,” accredited CLE program, March 23, 2022
Press Release, “Nofer Appointed to Board of Directors for Be Strong Families,” February 10, 2022
Presenter, “Retaliation Claims: Avoiding Hidden Hazards,” accredited CLE program, February 3, 2021
Presenter, “LGBTQ Employees in the Workplace: What Comes Next?,” accredited CLE program, August 19, 2020
Presenter, “Litigating Trade Secret Claims Beyond Injunctive Relief,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute accredited CLE seminar, July 27, 2020.
Presenter, “Defending Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Retaliation Claims,” accredited CLE seminar, October 16, 2018.
Presenter, “Advanced Cross-Examination Strategies and Techniques,” accredited CLE seminar, September 26, 2018
Presenter, “Letters of Intent: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” accredited CLE seminar, September 20, 2018
Presenter, “Best Practices for Internal Investigations in the ‘Me Too’ Era,” accredited CLE seminar, June 6, 2018
Presenter, “Brokerage Agreements from the Owner’s Perspective,” accredited CLE seminar, February 21, 2018.
Presenter, “Trial Presentation Strategies,” accredited CLE seminar, March 12, 2013.
Presenter, “Trial Techniques: A Recent Case Study,” accredited CLE seminar, June 21, 2012.
Presenter, “Trial Evidence, Part 1,” accredited CLE seminar, December 7, 2011.
Presenter, “Prior Statements of Fact Witnesses at Trial: Roadmap of Federal Rules,” accredited CLE seminar, April 22, 2010.
Presenter, “Evidentiary Objections at Trial: A Case Study,” accredited CLE seminar, March 5, 2010.
“as good as I’ve seen” and “a model of how a lawyer should conduct himself in the courtroom.”