Paul Schroeder was born in Van Nuys, California, but grew up in Kansas City and San Diego. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992 and returned to San Diego to attend the University of San Diego, School of Law. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1995.
Paul’s practice focuses on the representation of businesses and individuals in litigated and non-litigated matters. Paul advises businesses on transactions, regulatory compliance, employment and commercial property and construction matters. He has drafted numerous sponsorship contracts in both the sports and spirits industries and regularly works with clients to negotiate contracts which seek to avoid future litigation.
Paul also has extensive litigation experience in products liability, personal injury, construction defect, commercial and automobile dealer fraud matters. He has defended national fraternities in cases involving deaths of members, bicycle manufacturers and bicycle helmet manufacturers involving alleged defects in their products, numerous automobile and motorcycle dealers in cases involving alleged dealer fraud, employment, and serious personal injury and death cases, as well as construction firms and individuals involved in contract disputes and construction defect litigation. He also regularly litigates commercial disputes on a national and international basis, including cases involving unpaid commercial accounts and internet domain names and website control issues.
Paul has been a featured speaker on products liability law and liability issues related to wheelchair manufacturers, including the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America Conference, Atlanta, Georgia in 2006.