Paul's practice focuses on litigating complex business cases and appeals in federal and state court. Paul graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review. After law school, Paul clerked for Judge Merrick Garland, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Since that time, Paul has been a general commercial litigator handling a wide variety of matters, first at Vinson & Elkins and later as a founding partner at Reeves & Brightwell. Paul has significant experience defending class actions, litigating major business disputes, high tech contract disputes, health care disputes, and asserting immunity on behalf of governmental entities. Paul has argued cases before the Fifth and Ninth Circuits, the New Mexico Supreme Court and Texas Courts of Appeals. Throughout his career, Paul has been involved in pro bono matters and has a particular interest in cases relating to religious freedom and religious rights. Paul is a member of the American Law Institute and has been selected as a Texas Monthly Texas Rising Star every year 2006-2013.