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Paul represents entities and individuals in complex commercial litigation and real estate litigation matters in various federal and state courts. A trial lawyer of first chair experience in complex civil litigation, Paul has a strong record of service to the firm’s clients.

Paul served a judicial clerkship with United States District Court Judge Walter E. Black before joining the firm. Prior to entering law school, he served in the United States Peace Corps teaching mathematics and English to students in Malawi, Africa. Paul was named to the Best Lawyers in America list for 2020, and has been recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers since 2011. He is a ranked lawyer in the Chambers USA 2024 guide in Litigation, and in 2017, Paul received the “Leadership in Law” award from The Daily Record.

Civic and Charitable Service

  • University of Maryland School of Law, Board of Visitors (2015 – present)
  • Public Justice Center, Inc., Board of Directors (1999 – present), President (2002 – 2004), Member, Leadership Council (2012 – present)
  • Board of Directors, Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (2020-present)
  • Equal Justice Council, Young Lawyers Division, Board of Directors (2000 – 2004)
  • United States Peace Corps, Malawi, Africa (1989 – 1991)

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Area(s) of Practice

Court Admissions

  • Maryland State Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland


  • University of Maryland School of Law, JD, Order of the Coif, 1995
  • Washington University, BA, 1987

Bar and Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter, Board of Trustees (2017 – present)
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, Permanent Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Construction Law Committee