Paul D. Schoonover, Attorney

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Bad Faith, Entertainment, Corporate, Business Organization, General Practice, Insurance, Litigation, Professional Malpractice, Sports, Banking & Finance


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Paul has a broad business and insurance litigation practice involving commercial disputes of all types, including contractual, antitrust and securities, and both insurance coverage and defense. As insurance defense counsel, Paul has defended lawyers, accountants, and other professionals in professional-negligence and related actions. As insurance coverage and defense-monitoring counsel, he has counseled insurers on complex coverage questions, and assisted in coordinating defenses, in connection with the trial and settlement of major claims such as legal malpractice claims brought against lawyers and financial institutions' directors and officers by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Paul's business transactional experience complements his business and insurance litigation practice enabling him to bring to all his litigation engagements a business perspective that often is not found in those specializing in litigation.

Paul's practice has included corporate transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, asset-purchase transactions), securities, commercial lending (representing institutional lenders and borrowers), and sports and entertainment law. Paul has represented professional athletes, owners of sports franchises and local media personalities. He has extensive experience negotiating employment contracts for both employers and employees.

Paul was a Certified Contract Advisor by the National Football League Players Association (1983-2002). He has been an Adjunct Lecturer in Sports Law, Southern Methodist University School of Law since 1993.

Paul has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer" every year since 2003 in commercial litigation by the publishers of Law & Politics Magazine and Texas Monthly .

Paul has been selected by his peers for the last ten years as one of the best lawyers in America (commercial litigation and sports and entertainment) by the publishers of THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA.

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8750 North Central Expressway
Suite 777
Dallas, TX 75231
32.879729,-96.744154

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