Paul O. Paradis

Paul O. Paradis

Partner
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
800-787-8954
Fax:
212-986-4501
Email:

Paul O. Paradis is the Partner responsible for Firm's Complex Litigation practice and Investigation Group, and is one of the Firm's senior litigators. Throughout his career, Mr. Paradis has specialized in handling highly complex multi-party litigation in federal and state courts across the United States.

Prior to becoming a Partner of the Firm, Mr. Paradis was a Partner at Abbey Spanier Rodd Abrams & Paradis, LLP from 2001 through 2007. Prior to that time, Mr. Paradis was a Senior Partner at Wolf Popper LLP from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Paradis began his legal career at Pomerantz Haudek Block & Grossman as an associate, and became a Partner of the firm in 1996, where he remained until 1998. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Paradis was employed as a portfolio manager at a major Wall Street financial institution.

Areas of Practice

  • Anti-Trust Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Protection Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • International
  • Investor Arbitrations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Litigation
  • Shareholder Derivative Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D. cum laude - 1990
    • Law Review: New York Law School, Member
  • Bentley College
    • B.S. - 1986
    • Major: Economics- Finance

Published Works

  • "Appointing Lead Plaintiff, Lead Counsel – Securities Class Action Battleground", New York Law Journal, November 23, 1998

Classes/Seminars

  • Global Economic Policy Roundtable Forum, Round Table Participant, New York University School of Law, April 11, 2007
  • "Current Issues in D&O and Professional Liability Insurance,” Panelist, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, May 2002
  • "The Role of Today’s Public Pension Fund Trustees in Securities Class Action Litigation,” Panelist, TECS Police and Fire Pension Fund Management Summit, January 2000
  • “How Today’s Pension Fund Trustees Stay Informed", Panelist, Middlesex County Massachusetts Retirement System Spring Summit, April 2000
  • “Portfolio Monitoring – What is it? Why should we do it?", Panelist, TECS Police and Fire Pension Fund Management Summit, January 2001
  • “Institutional Investor Activism – The Role of Institutional Pension Funds As Lead Plaintiffs In Securities Class Actions,” Participant, Council of Institutional Investors Washington, D.C., Spring Meeting, April 2001

Honors and Awards

  • "Manhattan Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics since 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Counsel
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Society of Automotive Engineers

Past Employment Positions

  • Abbey Spanier Rodd Abrams & Paradis, LLP, Partner, 2001 - 2007
  • Wolf Popper LLP , Senior Partner, 1998 - 2001
  • Pomerantz Haudek Block & Grossman , Partner, 1996 - 1998