PartnerNew York, Seattle
He represents these clients in securities class actions, shareholder derivative lawsuits, commercial contractual disputes and other complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as in connection with internal, government and regulatory investigations.Legal 500 touts Paul as a recommended attorney for Securities Litigation, observing that he is "among the most creative and strategic lawyers" who always has "an eye on the end game." He has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for Securities Litigation every year since 2012.
Paul is one of the authors of the Orrick Guide to Securities Litigation, the most recent version of which was published in November 2012, and of the Bloomberg BNA Practice Portfolio "Federal Securities Law Liability of Underwriters, Accountants, and Attorneys." Paul Rugani also serves as an editor of the Orrick Financial Industry Week in Review and Orrick's Weekly Auditor Liability Bulletin.
Paul devotes a portion of his practice to providing pro bono services in civil rights and immigration cases.
Significant involvement in recent cases includes the following.