Gregory G. Paul

OF COUNSEL

Greg Paul was born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. While in law school, Greg worked for Legislative Research, Inc. in Sacramento and as the Chief Law Clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California. For the past twenty years, Greg has devoted his practice to litigation in state and federal courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in the areas of ERISA benefits and employment law.

In addition to litigating cases, Greg has been a speaker at PBI-Employment Law West: When is Social Discourse too Course for Work (2018); Hypothetically Speaking: A Discussion of FMLA and ADA Challenges (2017); Current Consideration Regarding Non-Compete Agreements (2016); Disability Claims under the ADA, FMLA and ERISA (2015); ADA and Regulatory Hot Buttons (2014), The ADA: Two Decades Later (2013), and Game On: The New ADA (2012), Pittsburgh, PA; National Employment Lawyers Association: Breaking Down the Barriers in the Workplace, Oakland, CA (2010); NBI: Litigating ERISA Cases, Pittsburgh, PA (2008); ADA: Fighting for Fairness, Atlanta, GA (2006) and Chicago, IL (2008).

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • ERISA Benefits
  • Long-Term Disability/Insurance Bad Faith

Bar Admissions:

  • California, Texas, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education:

  • University of Pittsburgh (B.A. 1995)
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D. 1998)
  • Dean’s List and Law Review: Transnational Lawyer
  • Certificate of International Studies, Salzburg, Austria

Associations:

  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • California Employment Law Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Employment Law Association
  • Sonoma County Bar Association

Noteworthy:

  • Passionate volunteer for over twenty years with the American Diabetes Association
  • 2008 National Service Award, American Diabetes Association
  • Chair, National Legal Advocacy Committee for the American Diabetes Association

Reported Cases:

  • Haybarger v Mancino, 667 F.3d 408 (3rd Cir. 2012).
  • Gaus v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., 44 N.D.L.R. 8 (W.D. Pa. 2011).
  • Lee v. Kansas City Southern Railway Co., 574 F.3d 253, (5th Cir. 2009).
  • Lewis v. Pennsylvania State Police, 609 F.Supp.2d 409, (W.D.Pa. 2009).
  • Guthrie v. Baker, et al. 583 F.Supp.2d 668, (W.D.Pa. 2008).
  • Haybarger v. Lawrence Co. Adult Probation, et al., 551 F.3d 193, (3rd Cir. 2008).
  • Abner, et al. v. Kansas City Southern Railway Co., 541 F.3d 372, (5th Cir. 2008).
  • Porter v. Broadspire et al., 492 F.Supp.2d 480, (W.D.Pa. 2007).
  • Peczynski v. Barnhart, 430 F.Supp.2d 503 (W.D.Pa. 2006).
  • Paterson v. Met. Life Ins. Co., 330 F.Supp.2d 548, (W.D.Pa. 2004).

Personal:

Greg and his spouse, Beth, have two children and enjoy hiking, kayaking and skiing.