Paul O. Paradis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in New York, NY

Paradis Law Group, PLLC
 | 200 West 41st Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-986-4500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006
Licensed Since: 1991
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (50%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (50%)
Attorney Profile

A partner with Horwitz, Horwitz & Paradis, Paul O. Paradis provides legal representation to clients across the nation. He handles a wide assortment of complex litigation cases that include the following matters: derivative actions, investor arbitrations, securities litigation, credit card scams and improper collection issues, California smart meter class actions, nursing home class actions, defective toys and cribs, defective appliance class actions, all-natural food product class actions, mislabeled food products, software defects, computer defects, auto defects, defective consumer product claims, consumer fraud claims and protecting consumers.

Mr. Paradis graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and finance in 1986. He then went to New York Law School where he served as a member of the school’s law review and worked as a portfolio manager for a financial company on Wall Street. In 1990, Mr. Paradis received his Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude.

For over 20 years, Mr. Paradis has represented the rights of consumers in both state and federal courts through the U.S. He is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Education and community involvement is important to Mr. Paradis. He has served as a panelist on legal discussions such as portfolio monitoring and pension fund trustees. In addition, Mr. Paradis is a member of several associations including the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Council and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (50%)

Securities & Corporate Finance (50%)

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2006

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About Paul Paradis

Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage: http://hhplawnycom.web147.discountasp.net/attorneys.aspx#

Honors and Awards:

  • Member, New York Law School Law Review, 1990
  • Cum Laude, New York Law School, 1990

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Counsel

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Society of Automotive Engineers

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Appointing Lead Plaintiff, Lead Counsel – Securities Class Action Battleground", New York Law Journal, November 23, 1998
  • "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
  • Panelist, "Portfolio Monitoring – What is it? Why should we do it?", TECS Police and Fire Pension Fund Management Summit, January 2001
  • Panelist, "The Role of Today's Public Pension Fund Trustees in Securities Class Action Litigation," TECS Police and Fire Pension Fund Management Summit, January 2000
  • Panelist, "How Today's Pension Fund Trustees Stay Informed", Middlesex County Massachusetts Retirement System Spring Summit, April 2000
  • Panelist, "Current Issues in D&O and Professional Liability Insurance," Association of the Bar of the City of New York, May 2002
  • Global Economic Policy Roundtable Forum, Round Table Participant, New York University School of Law, April 11, 2007

Representative Clients:

  • Derivative Action
  • Investor Arbitrations
  • Securities Litigation
  • Credit Card Scams/Improper Collection Issues
  • California Smart Meter Class Action
  • Nursing Home Class Actions
  • Toys & Cribs
  • Defective Appliance Class Actions
  • All-Natural Food Product Class Actions
  • Mislabeled Food Products
  • Software Defects
  • Computer Defects
  • Auto Defects
  • Defective Consumer Product Claims
  • Consumer Fraud Claims
  • Protecting Consumers

Educational Background:

  • Bentley College, B.S. in Economics & Finance, 1986
Find Me Online
Website - www.plgnyc.com
Office Location for Paul O. Paradis

200 West 41st Street
20th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 212-986-4500

 

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