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Paul has more than 35 years of experience representing debtors and creditors in workouts, restructurings and commercial bankruptcy proceedings, and in commercial finance transactions.

Paul has developed a national reputation representing bondholders and indenture trustees (particularly in connection with tax-exempt bond debt) in workouts and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases throughout the country. He is also counsel to debtors, secured lenders of various lien priorities, major trade vendors, landlords and tenants, unsecured creditors' committees, equity holders, and buyers of many different types of assets in bankruptcy proceedings, both domestically and internationally.

His industry experience includes health care, biotechnology, telecommunications, tier I and II automotive and parts suppliers, computer software and hardware manufacturers, retail clothing stores, convenience stores, restaurant and food service chains, real estate management and development firms, construction contractors, large hotels and convention centers, casinos and gaming enterprises (including American Indian casinos), solar power panel manufacturers, arms and weapons manufacturers, book publishers, aircraft manufacturers, space satellite launch and operating companies, insurance companies, sewage treatment facilities, shipping and marine cargo docks and warehouses, textile manufacturers, public housing developments, charter schools and institutions of higher education.

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy

President of The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys