Paul Strickland is a former clerk to the Honorable Justice Richard W. Pollack of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii.
Client Services. Mr. Strickland represents clients in federal civil litigation, government investigations, and federal criminal cases.
In his civil cases, Paul has represented clients from a variety of industries such as healthcare, industrial manufacturing, import-export, finance, and technology. He has experience both defending and prosecuting business disputes in federal court and has represented several international companies whose cases involved complex questions of international law.
In addition to his work as a business litigator, Paul assists companies and individuals that have become involved in federal investigations. He has helped clients navigate investigations by numerous federal agencies including the DOJ, OIG, SEC, FTC, DEA, IRS, and CFPB as well as federal grand jury proceedings. These cases typically involve issues related to securities fraud, healthcare fraud, insider trading, false or misleading advertising, tax evasion, and other white collar offenses.
In particular, he has substantial experience in the financial crimes and securities fraud space and has expertise in the legal issues associated with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
Paul advises clients on their compliance with a variety of federal laws such as the False Claims Act, the Civil Monetary Penalties Law, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Investment Advisers Act, the Military Lending Act, the CARES Act, and numerous federal regulations. Paul also assists healthcare providers in administrative disputes such as professional board complaints, Medicare/Medicaid audits, recoupment actions, and other issues related to federal healthcare programs.
Education & Accolades. Mr. Strickland graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine School of Law. While in law school, Paul worked on the UC Irvine Law Review and the UCI Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law. Paul received several awards for his outstanding academic performance and successfully submitted a student Note, The Market for Torts: An Imperfect Alternative, 9 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1289 (2019), for publication.
Paul is licensed to practice law in California and he resides in the Los Angeles, California area.