Paul Edgar Harold
(574) 968 2628
Paul focuses his practice on business litigation, labor and employment litigation and counseling, municipal litigation, protecting commercial creditors' rights in bankruptcy, and eminent domain litigation. Paul's experience includes:
- Handling appeals before the Indiana Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit involving complicated commercial disputes;
- Representing businesses and individuals in cases involving claims for conversion, replevin, product warranty, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, misrepresentation, alleged violations of Indiana's deceptive consumer sales act and federal RICO statutes, and fraud;
- Representing employers in lawsuits brought by former employees asserting claims for discrimination, unlawful termination, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and conversion;
- Helping businesses and individuals aggrieved by local governmental action;
- Representing lenders in commercial collection, replevin, and foreclosure actions;
- Protecting and prosecuting the rights of secured and unsecured commercial creditors in Indiana's federal bankruptcy courts; and
- Assisting commercial clients faced with eminent domain.
Before joining the Firm, Paul served two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Daniel A. Manion of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and two years as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Leon Holmes of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Paul currently teaches commercial law as an adjunct professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, where he earned his J.D. magna cum laude in 2005 and served as Articles Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. Besides teaching at the law school, Paul has also coached mock trial at Marian High School in Mishawaka—where his teams have qualified for Indiana's state tournament three times—and is a member of the Robert A. Grant Inn of Court.
Paul graduated summa cum laude from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2002, receiving a B.A. in History and a B.S. in Mathematics. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Indiana, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits.