As a member of the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team, Paul represents automobile, consumer electronics, medical device, pharmaceutical and other product manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the defense and prosecution of cases involving product liability, breach of warranty, complex commercial litigation, construction law, insurance law and personal injury. Paul also counsels clients on drafting and enforcing sales agreements and form documents to limit his clients’ liability from the initial product sale. He has extensive trial and appellate court experience litigating contract and warranty issues arising under the Uniform Commercial Code.
Paul’s noteworthy accomplishments include:
Paul also guides clients in all aspects of product safety, including investigations; product recalls and other corrective actions; and product warnings, warranties and instructions. He advises clients on reporting requirements to the CPSC and assists with resolution of matters before the CPSC.
In addition, Paul counsels owners, developers and contractors on contract review and insurance and indemnity issues. He advises construction industry clients on dispute resolution, including representation in mediation and arbitration, and represents clients in litigation matters involving contract claims, warranty issues, construction defects and insurance coverage disputes. Paul regularly lectures on construction law topics at the University of Wisconsin School of Engineering and the UW Law School.
Prior to beginning his legal career, Paul worked in the insurance industry for nine years, where he analyzed coverage and evaluated, negotiated and resolved general liability and professional liability claims. Throughout his career as a lawyer, Paul has continued to advise clients on insurance matters, and regularly represents both insureds and insurers in complex insurance coverage disputes and litigation matters involving claims under general liability, professional liability, directors and officers liability, and other insurance policies.