Paul is a founding member of Simon | Paschal PLLC, an employment and business law boutique in Dallas, Texas. Before forming and managing his own law firm, Paul practiced employment, business and immigration law at another law firm in Dallas. Paul graduated from Hope College and Michigan State University College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude.
Paul has a wide array of experience in employment matters, including Title VII, state discrimination laws, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA, the FMLA, employment contracts, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and numerous other employment laws and regulations. Paul also has a broad businesses-based practice including, business entity formation and dissolution, operating agreements, and contract drafting and review.
Paul is both an active transactional attorney and a litigator. Paul regularly appears before state and federal courts on behalf of his clients. In addition to his work as a litigator, Paul serves as an outside General Counsel for many of his clients, a role in which he regularly represents employers before the TWC, EEOC and various other government agencies, creates and implements employee and management training, reviews and drafts employment handbooks and policies and procedures, reviews and drafts various employment-related contracts, and provides regular advice and counseling on a myriad of Human Resources issues. In that role, he also assists clients with their business formation and contractual needs.
Paul is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Paul was a five-term member of the DAYL Executive Committee, where he ultimately served as President. Paul has been selected both as a Texas Super Lawyer and a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star. In addition, Paul has been selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas by D Magazine.