Paul Nofer is Chair of the firm's Litigation Department. He is a seasoned trial lawyer who tries both commercial and employment cases. Judge Kevin J. Carey described Mr. Nofer's trial advocacy as "a model of how a lawyer should conduct himself in the courtroom" and "as good as I've seen." LNR-Lennar Washington Square, LLC v. Dolce View LLC, No. 09-50885 (Bankr. D.Del. June 4, 2009). Mr. Nofer is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the law publication's highest rating. He has taught trial tactics to practicing attorneys in the LL.M. Trial Advocacy Program at Temple University's Beasley School of Law. In 2014, 2015 and 2016, Mr. Nofer was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® by a vote of his peers.
Law Clerk, Honorable Donald W. VanArtsdalen, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1987-88.
"Defending Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Retaliation Claims," accredited CLE presentation, October 16, 2018.
"Advanced Cross-Examination Strategies and Techniques," accredited CLE presentation, September 26, 2018
"Letters of Intent: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," accredited CLE presentation with Gregory Gosfield, September 20, 2018
"Best Practices for Internal Investigations in the 'Me Too' Era," accredited CLE presentation with Jonathan Krause, June 6, 2018
"Brokerage Agreements from the Owner's Perspective," accredited CLE presented by G. Gosfield and P. Nofer on February 21, 2018.
"Trial Presentation Strategies," accredited CLE presentation with K. Slade and P. Willan, March 12, 2013.
"Trial Techniques: A Recent Case Study," accredited CLE presentation, June 21, 2012.
"Trial Evidence, Part 1," accredited CLE presentation, December 7, 2011.
"Prior Statements of Fact Witnesses at Trial: Roadmap of Federal Rules," accredited CLE presentation, April 22, 2010.
"Evidentiary Objections at Trial: A Case Study," accredited CLE presentation, March 5, 2010.
Duke University, J.D. (1987)
Editorial Board, Duke Law Journal; Dean's Cup Champion
Temple University, L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy (1996)
Duke University, A.B., magna cum laude (1983)