ADR Provider Panels and Other ADR Listings

  • Mediator and Arbitrator Panelist, and Member of the Large, Complex Case Advisory Committee, American Arbitration Association
  • Mediator and Arbitrator Panelist, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
  • Mediator and Arbitrator Panelist, Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)
  • Technology Mediator and Arbitrator, Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center “Tech List”
  • Mediator, International Trademark Association, Panel of Mediators
  • Mediator and Arbitrator, AIPLA List of Patent, Copyright, Trade Secret Mediators and Arbitrators


  • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” 2022 – 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2007 – 2023
  • Martindale Hubbell AV® for 20 years + 2018 – 2023
  • Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (invitation-only organization comprised of nationally and internationally recognized commercial arbitrators)
  • Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center “Tech List” (invitation-only organization comprised of internationally recognized arbitrators and mediators with a wealth of experience in technology, life sciences and intellectual property disputes)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Pepperdine Law’s U.S. News No. 1 ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

Leadership Positions 

  • Past Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Chapter Board Member and Past President, Federal Bar Association
  • Chapter Chair, Licensing Executives Society
  • Past Chapter Chair, Copyright Society of the USA
  • Fellow, American Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, and E-Discovery, Data Security and Privacy, Patent Litigation, and Trade Secret Working Groups, The Sedona Conference

Appearing Law Firms

Representative law firms that have appeared before Paul in mediations or arbitrations:

  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer  LLP
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Chapman Glucksman Dean Roeb & Barger
  • DLA Piper
  • Jenner & Block
  • K&L Gates LLP
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Snell & Wilmer LLP

Bar Admissions

Paul is admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions:

  • California
  • Arizona
  • Texas
  • Washington, DC
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central District, Southern District and Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District, Southern District, Western District and Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, District of Columbia, District of Massachusetts and District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth, Second and Federal Circuits
  • Supreme Court of the United States