Paul is a trusted advisor who carefully listens to his clients’ needs and concerns. He recommends courses of action designed to achieve their business objectives, while minimizing risk. He has experience counseling a variety of clients, including:

  • Manufacturers
  • Health care providers
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Technology companies
  • Food service and hospitality clients
  • Franchised businesses
  • Developers
  • Contractors
  • Retailers
  • Authors and entertainers

These clients range from large companies and institutions, engaged in international transactions, to not-for-profits and start-ups.

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  • Listed in:
    • New York Super Lawyers 2016®, Upstate New York Rising Star, Business/Corporate
    • New York Super Lawyers 2015®, Upstate New York Rising Star, Business/Corporate
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
  • NACUANOTES, Editorial Board Committee Member (2009-present)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • COVID-19 and the Road to Recovery Webinar, Chemung Chamber of Commerce, May 14, 2020
  • Choosing the Right Business Entity, Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

  • Quoted in "Successful Startups Begin With Planning," Buffalo Law Journal, March 16, 2019
  • Paul J. Avery and Mike Glazier, Co-Authors, "O’Bannon v. NCAA: The District Court Decision," National Association of College and University Attorneys - NACUANOTES, October 6, 2014

  • Board Member and Secretary, InfoTech WNY, 2019-present
  • Board of Directors, Taste of Buffalo, 2023