Mr. Paris is a member of S&C’s Litigation Group and has been a partner of the Firm since January 2006. Prior to joining S&C, Mr. Paris was a Law Clerk to Judge Pamela Ann Rymer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and, before that, to Chief Judge Marilyn Huff of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
Mr. Paris’s practice focuses on the defense of a variety of complex business litigation, with particular concentration on antitrust/unfair competition matters, trade secrets litigation, mergers & acquisition litigation and securities litigation. He regularly appears in federal and state courts throughout the country, has first-chaired civil jury and bench trials and handled domestic and international arbitrations through hearings on the merits. Mr. Paris’ antitrust practice has included the defense of private class action litigation, criminal investigations by the Department of Justice and merger clearances (including four multi-billion dollar transactions) before the Federal Trade Commission or Department of Justice.