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Gregory G. Paul

has litigated in state and federal courts since 1999, representing plaintiffs in the areas of employment law, long-term disability under ERISA and insurance bad faith. He has been recognized for his trial skills and verdicts by the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Greg is admitted in California, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and multiple federal court jurisdictions including the Supreme Court of the United States. Greg is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association and the Federal Bar Association.

He graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1998 on the Dean's List and with a Certificate of International Studies. He was selected for law review for the Transnational Lawyer. Greg is a 2007 graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming. In a recent judgment in Northern California, the judge reinstated long-term disability benefits under ERISA and awarded attorney fees noting that he served as lead counsel in over 100 ERISA cases.

During his undergraduate studies at Carnegie-Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh, Greg became interested in oral history and labor-relations. He has continued with his interest in oral histories by attending the 2017 Advanced Summer Institute at the University of California's Oral History Center in Berkeley, California.

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).

In addition to representing hundreds of plaintiffs at mediation, Greg is a certified neutral in Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is currently working to complete a Professional Mediation Certificate in Employment Law from the Industrial Labor Relations Institute at Cornell University.

For the past twenty years, Greg has been a passionate volunteer with the American Diabetes Association (ADA). A recipient of the 2008 ADA National Service Award, Greg served as Chair of the ADA's National Legal Advocacy Subcommittee from 2017 to 2019 and is a current member of the National Advocacy Committee.

 LIST OF ADMISSIONS AND BAR ASSOCIATIONS

  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • West Virginia, 1999
  • Maryland, 2000
  • California, 2004
  • Ohio, 2005 (inactive)
  • Texas, 2006
  • Missouri, (inactive)
  • 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, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • 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
  • Allegheny Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Sonoma County Bar Association

 

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Recommendations

  • Highly recommend Greg

    Mr. Paul is a very professional, courteous, and helpful attorney. He has helped me to get my disability benefits restored. I would recommend him to anyone who would need a disability lawyer. Mr. Paul is a disability attorney you can trust.
  • Recommended

    I was in need of a ERISA attorney to assist me with long term disability claim. After much searching, a website appeared, which i filled out for assistance. In less than 10 minutes, Attorney Greg Paul called. He was my angel, at a time of much need. Not only was I sick, but was not able to contin...
  • Karen G., Sacramento, CA Recommends Gregory Paul

    I can't say enough about Greg. He worked so hard to resolve my case and was great about following up with me and returning my calls whenever I had questions. Greg also has an incredible amount of compassion, not just with the stress of the disability company issues but for the pain that I live wi...
  • Professional, Focused, and Down to Earth

    I found Greg to be very personable and knowledgeable of the plethora of laws regarding disability and Social Security. I met with him in his office and found him very professional and focused, yet down to earth. The kindness you see in his picture appearance carries over to his real personality. ...
  • Cigna denial for long-term disability appeal

    Gregory Paul is one heck of a lawyer. He sticks by you every step of the way. I am over impressed with the time he spent on my case. His prices are fair and he was worth every penny. I spent three years fighting to keep my disability payments and since he's been my lawyer it was overturned and h...
  • I strongly recommend Gregory Paul

    Not only did Greg win my settlement that exceeded my expectations, but also he made me feel at ease by making all the decisions for me in the interactions with the insurance company. I would be happy to review my experience with perspective clients. -Kyle
  • ERISA case

    Greg was very, very patient and knowledgeable and kind.  Together we were able to win my case and I am receiving benefits again and was paid back payment for the 2 years since the insurance company denied my disability claim. I am SO grateful for Greg.

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Litigation Experience

Greg Paul has over 20 years experience litigating in state and federal courts: 1) Fighting for long-term disability benefits against insurance companies such as Aetna, CIGNA, Guardian,Hartford, Liberty Mutual, Mutual of Omaha, Principal, Prudential, Reliance Standard, Standard, Sun Life, and Unum.