Paul G. Lees concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law, civil rights, municipal liability, private educational institutions and universities concerning police practices and securities issues and the defense of various professionals in errors and omissions cases.
Paul also represents municipal and public entity clients, in the defense of construction defect, premises liability, and general liability matters.
Paul has defended clients in hundreds of litigated matters involving charter schools, municipalities and public entities, in areas that include employment, civil rights/constitutional law, and claims under the Pennsylvania Tort Claims Act.
As well, Paul represents clients in all stages of employment proceedings, including matters pending before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and, thereafter, within state trial courts and federal district courts.
In 1990 Paul graduated from Kutztown University where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree from the college of business. Following college he attended Widener University School of Law in Delaware, from which he graduated cum laude with a juris doctor in 1993.
While attending law school, Paul began his legal career with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin as a law clerk in the firm’s Norristown, Pennsylvania, office.
While holding that position, he worked for John R. Warner, Esq., assisting him with his defense of medical malpractice cases, and Joseph J. Santarone, Esq., who concentrated his practice on municipal liability cases.
Following graduation, Paul continued with the firm as an associate, and in 1994 he returned to his native area – the Lehigh Valley.
- Widener University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1993)
- Kutztown University (B.S., 1990)
- Pennsylvania, 1993
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
Associations & Memberships:
- Lehigh County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Northampton County Bar Association
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