Paul Gagne is Of Counsel to the Firm and is a member of the Litigation Department. He practices in the areas of commercial, tort, insurance coverage, and intellectual property litigation in state and federal courts.
Paul has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, including business disputes, business torts, intellectual property disputes, contract disputes, employment disputes (including restrictive covenants), insurance coverage matters, and insurance bad faith litigation in the state and federal courts. In the area of insurance coverage, Paul works with a team of Kleinbard litigators representing a major insurer with respect to claims arising from the sexual abuse of minors and sports-related concussion syndrome. He also has significant experience representing an insurance company in liquidation in the Commonwealth Court involving a diverse set of claims that include toxic torts, environmental contamination and general business disputes. His intellectual property experience includes the representation of clients in matters concerning trademarks, unfair competition, and trade secrets. He also advises business clients on intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on trademarks and unfair competition.
University of Pennsylvania School of Law (J.D. 1984, cum laude)
Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Winner, Edwin Keedy Moot Court Competition
Villanova University (B.A. 1980, summa cum laude)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Prior to joining the Firm, Paul was an associate with the firms of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP and Tannenbaum & Chanin LLP.