Paul D. Getzels
Paul has had a wide-ranging practice in state and federal court for more than two decades. He has been a trusted advisor to the firm’s clients and his colleagues in
the firm’s family law and commercial litigation practice since 1998. Paul began his legal career with the firm of Werner & Kennedy, concentrating in reinsurance and general commercial litigation and arbitration. He has served on the
New York City Bar Association’s Federal Legislation, Copyright& Literary
Property, and City Bar Chorus (Co-Chair) Committees. His publications include the New York law chapter (written with John M. Teitler and Nicholas W. Lobenthal) in Family Law: Jurisdictional Comparisons (Thomson Reuters European Lawyer Reference Series, London, 2011) and the 1996-1999 annual
updates to Peter Jakab, William M. Audet & Kimberly A. Fanady, Handling
Federal Discovery (James Publishing, Costa Mesa, CA, 1995 to present).
Paul is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law (J.D. 1988), where he served as Managing Editor of the Fordham International Law Journal, and Columbia University (A.B. 1985).
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