Paul Correa has practiced law since 1996. He served as a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Frank R. Zapata, after which he joined Quarles & Brady, a large national firm. He has worked as a solo attorney, in a boutique litigation firm,
as a corporation general counsel, and has represented clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including business torts, injunction actions, and litigation related to internet and privacy laws. Paul is digitally literate, experienced with information privacy law, and constantly seeking ways to innovate and adapt.
Paul is a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona and an experienced litigation attorney. As an assistant attorney general in the civil division, he defended numerous state agencies, the Department of Public Safety, and three state universities against a wide range of civil lawsuits including constitutional claims, wrongful death, use of force, property issues, commercial tort claims, and a variety of other tort claims. Paul also coordinated with state criminal prosecutors and the consumer protection division in enforcement actions. He represented the Arizona Department of Education and Board of Charter Schools in a novel enforcement action to revoke the charter of a non-profit charter school.
Paul’s practice continues to include providing legal advice and representation to local governmental entities and bodies, schools, and non-profit organizations as well as private individuals and organizations. His litigation practice also includes matters involving closely held corporations, internet privacy, securities and business torts.
After earning his B.A. from the University of Arizona, cum laude, Paul went on to graduate from the University of Arizona Law School in 1996. He served as Managing Editor of the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law during law school and as an Adjunct Professor afterwards. He has served on federal bar committees in Arizona and Washington and authored several professional presentations. Paul is admitted to practice law in the states of Arizona and Washington and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Paul is a U.S. Army Reserves Veteran and proudly served with the 8th Battalion, 40th Armor Division from 1987–1994.