- Appellate Litigation – Paul represents clients in a wide variety of appellate contexts, including both cases in which LBN served as trial-court counsel and cases in which clients seek new or additional counsel on appeal. He has briefed and argued appeals in the Tennessee Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. In addition, he has penned winning briefs for appeals in those courts as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. In addition to conventional appeals as of right, Paul’s appellate practice has involved applications for permission to appeal interlocutory orders in Tennessee and federal courts, petition for extraordinary writs, and applications for discretionary review to the Tennessee and Wisconsin Supreme Courts.
- Commercial Litigation – Paul has represented clients in cases involving a wide array of contract and business-tort disputes, including real-estate disputes, disputes over insurance coverage, fraud cases, securities claims, disputes between business partners and LLC members, and various species of wrongful-competition cases.
- Other Tort Litigation – Paul has assisted with the litigation of personal-injury claims, particularly where these present unusual legal questions such as choice of law or disputes over the contours of federal jurisdiction.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2010
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2011
U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2015
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2017