Paul is a trial lawyer who has experience with a wide range of employment issues and focuses his practice on:
- Unfair competition claims
- Trade secrets
- Restrictive covenant agreements
He regularly litigates cases involving breach of restrictive covenants, employee raiding, and theft of trade secrets. He has handled multiple injunction proceedings and trials over these claims. He also has drafted and negotiated various contracts, including employment, confidentiality and proprietary rights agreements. He has written and spoken extensively on issues relating to protection of trade secrets and employee theft of proprietary information.
Paul also has substantial experience litigating a broad spectrum of cases including:
- Discrimination claims based on sex, race, national origin, age, disability and pregnancy
- Sexual harassment claims based on hostile work environments
- Employment torts including defamation and tortious interference claims
Paul has extensive trial experience and has conducted numerous jury and non-jury trials. He also regularly counsel employers on federal and state employment laws and provides training on a variety of workplace topics. He has represented clients in a wide variety of industries including financial services, staffing, retail, hospitality, transportation, and pharmaceuticals.
Paul also services on Littler’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining Littler, he was a partner with a large international law firm and practiced in the areas of labor and employment as well as intellectual property. In law school, he was executive editor for the Washington and Lee Law Review.
Paul has also been listed in Washingtonian Magazine’s “Best Lawyers” edition (2011-2012) as one of the top lawyers to represent employers.