Paul L. Stoller

Paul L. Stoller

Managing Partner

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

For more than two decades, Paul has represented clients in high-stakes and hotly contested complex and commercial litigation. Paul has represented plaintiffs and defendants in virtually all types of complex litigation matters, including data privacy and security, product liability, professional liability, insurance coverage, contract, securities fraud, officer and director liability, racketeering, intellectual property, and antitrust cases. In that role, Paul has acted as lead, assistant, and steering committee counsel in state and national class actions and MDLs in State and Federal courts in Arizona and around the country.

Paul is fluent in effective legal technology for the better and more efficient representation of clients. He serves on the Firm’s IT and IT Security Committees and heads up the Firm’s data privacy and security team. Paul is a frequent speaker, author, and commentator on data privacy and security issues. Paul is currently a member of the Arizona State Bar Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, the State Bar Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee, and the State Bar Fee Arbitration Committee. He has also been a Judge Pro Tempore of the Maricopa County Superior Court since 2006 and has served as a court-appointed settlement judge and neutral for dozens of cases.

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • “Cybersecurity/Technology Practicum—Lessons for Procurement Attorneys and Professionals,” Third Annual Arizona State & Local Procurement Forum, November 2017

  • Paul L. Stoller's 2020 Best Lawyers Badge

  • “Under New Management: Case-Management Reform Rule Changes,” 2017 State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention, June 2017

  • “Civil Rules and Case Law Update: New Electronic Records Retention and Discovery Rules,” Arizona Condemnation Summit XX, May 2017

  • “IVC Filters – Litigation, Science, and Product Update,” HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference: Physiomesh, IVC Filters & Xarelto, May 2017

  • “Cyber Crimes and Law Firms: Protecting Your Firm and Your Clients From a Data Breach,” Tucson Paralegal Association, September 2016

  • “Platform Reviews: Making Decisions Regarding Review Platforms,” Women in eDiscovery, Arizona Chapter, February 2016

  • “Slimming Down Your Excess Data: Pragmatic Steps to Minimize Risks & Reduce Costs,” Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona Chapter, August 2015

  • “The Data Breach Debacle: Protecting Yourself From and Responding To a Breach,” Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona, August 2015

  • “Helping Clients With Cyber Security,” Arizona Paralegal Association, May 2015

  • “Upcoming Changes to Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure and Proposed Changes to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” Arizona Paralegal Association, April 2014

  • “E-Discovery: Effectively Managing Risks, Volume, and Cost,” Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona Chapter, February 2014

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Assisting Clients with Cyber Security in the Age of Big Data Breach, April 1, 2016

  • Cybersecurity Preparedness, June 1, 2015

  • Data Security Preparedness: Reducing the Potential for and Costs of a Data Breach, April 1, 2015

  • Practice Protection: Documenting the Client Relationship, March 1, 2014

 

EDUCATION

  • University of Arizona
    J.D., summa cum laude, 1995
    Order of the Coif
  • University of Notre Dame
    B.A., cum laude, 1992

Paul L. Stoller

Paul L. Stoller's 2020 Best Lawyers Badge

Paul L. Stoller

Managing Partner

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

For more than two decades, Paul has represented clients in high-stakes and hotly contested complex and commercial litigation. Paul has represented plaintiffs and defendants in virtually all types of complex litigation matters, including data privacy and security, product liability, professional liability, insurance coverage, contract, securities fraud, officer and director liability, racketeering, intellectual property, and antitrust cases. In that role, Paul has acted as lead, assistant, and steering committee counsel in state and national class actions and MDLs in State and Federal courts in Arizona and around the country.

Paul is fluent in effective legal technology for the better and more efficient representation of clients. He serves on the Firm’s IT and IT Security Committees and heads up the Firm’s data privacy and security team. Paul is a frequent speaker, author, and commentator on data privacy and security issues. Paul is currently a member of the Arizona State Bar Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, the State Bar Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee, and the State Bar Fee Arbitration Committee. He has also been a Judge Pro Tempore of the Maricopa County Superior Court since 2006 and has served as a court-appointed settlement judge and neutral for dozens of cases.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • “Cybersecurity/Technology Practicum—Lessons for Procurement Attorneys and Professionals,” Third Annual Arizona State & Local Procurement Forum, November 2017

  • “Under New Management: Case-Management Reform Rule Changes,” 2017 State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention, June 2017

  • “Civil Rules and Case Law Update: New Electronic Records Retention and Discovery Rules,” Arizona Condemnation Summit XX, May 2017

  • “IVC Filters – Litigation, Science, and Product Update,” HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference: Physiomesh, IVC Filters & Xarelto, May 2017

  • “Cyber Crimes and Law Firms: Protecting Your Firm and Your Clients From a Data Breach,” Tucson Paralegal Association, September 2016

  • “Platform Reviews: Making Decisions Regarding Review Platforms,” Women in eDiscovery, Arizona Chapter, February 2016

  • “Slimming Down Your Excess Data: Pragmatic Steps to Minimize Risks & Reduce Costs,” Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona Chapter, August 2015

  • “The Data Breach Debacle: Protecting Yourself From and Responding To a Breach,” Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona, August 2015

  • “Helping Clients With Cyber Security,” Arizona Paralegal Association, May 2015

  • “Upcoming Changes to Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure and Proposed Changes to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” Arizona Paralegal Association, April 2014

  • “E-Discovery: Effectively Managing Risks, Volume, and Cost,” Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona Chapter, February 2014

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Assisting Clients with Cyber Security in the Age of Big Data Breach, April 1, 2016

  • Cybersecurity Preparedness, June 1, 2015

  • Data Security Preparedness: Reducing the Potential for and Costs of a Data Breach, April 1, 2015

  • Practice Protection: Documenting the Client Relationship, March 1, 2014

EDUCATION

  • University of Arizona
    J.D., summa cum laude, 1995
    Order of the Coif
  • University of Notre Dame
    B.A., cum laude, 1992

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Arizona, 1995

  • Arizona Supreme Court, 1995

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1996

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2000

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2012

  • U.S. Tax Court, 2015

ASSOCIATIONS and MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association, Member

  • State Bar of Arizona, Member

  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member

  • Maricopa County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem, 2006-Present

  • State Bar of Arizona, Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, Member, 2014-Present

  • State Bar of Arizona, Committee on Class Actions and Derivative Suits, Member, 2013-Present

  • State Bar of Arizona, Fee Arbitration Committee, Member, 2012-Present

AWARDS

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Insurance Law, 2018-2018; Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2019

  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star – Arizona: General Commercial, 2015-Present; Insurance & Intellectual Property, 2015

  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, 2014

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