Paul is a partner at Barley Snyder in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, assisting clients in commercial litigation, personal injury, real estate, construction, and professional licensing cases. He understands that litigation involves making difficult personal, legal, business, and financial decisions. His experience enables him to guide his clients through the litigation process in pursuit of the best possible outcome. Paul previously worked for firms in Bethlehem and Harrisburg, focusing on civil litigation to give him the experience he now possesses to help his clients through complex litigation matters.
Paul has experience in state and federal court, representing both individuals and businesses in a wide range of matters. With the growing trend of cases resolving or being decided through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) proceedings, Paul’s practice also includes representing his clients in arbitrations and mediations.
Paul assists businesses of all sizes and individuals with collections cases, contract disputes, non-compete/non-solicitation agreement matters, business ownership disputes, business dissolution matters, violations of the Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, violations of the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, and commercial lease cases, among other areas.
Paul represents individuals in motor vehicle accident, premises liability, products liability, slip and fall, and wrongful death cases.
Paul has experience in zoning matters, property disputes, quiet title cases, and with commercial/residential landlords in lease and landlord/tenant matters.
Paul represents construction industry professionals in a variety of disputes including breach of contract, violations of the Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act, and Pennsylvania mechanics’ lien matters.
Dram Shop Defense
Paul defends businesses in claims arising under Pennsylvania’s Dram Shop laws, including personal injury suits filed by patrons and third-parties.
Paul represents professionals before administrative bodies in disputes related to various professional licensing issues.
In our community, Paul is the treasurer of the Berks County Bar Association. As treasurer, Paul is part of its executive & finance committee and its board of directors. He also is a member of the bar’s civil litigation section, local rules committee and investment committee. Paul is actively involved in the firm, chairing the Mentorship Committee and serving as a member of the Marketing Committee and the Summer Associate Committee. He also serves on the board of directors for the YMCA of Reading and Berks County. In his free time, Paul enjoys the outdoors and is an avid sports fan.