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Paul M. Shipp
Partner

Weston Hurd is pleased to welcome back Paul M. Shipp who rejoined the firm in October 2022. Paul began his legal career as an Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor and most recently, was the founder and managing member of The Paul Shipp Law Firm.

Paul is a seasoned litigator whose experience includes white collar criminal defense, criminal defense, business litigation, and general civil litigation.

As an extension of his work in the white collar defense realm, Paul has developed a sophisticated practice in corporate compliance (the rules and agencies governing corporate operations, government contracting, human resources, health care, real estate, finance, and securities).

Paul received his B.A. cum laude in 2002 from Bowling Green State University and obtained his J.D. cum laude in 2006 from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

In addition to his Ohio Bar admission, Paul is admitted before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Within the legal community, Paul is a member of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Alumni Association, a Life Member of the Eighth District Judicial Conference, and recognized as an Ohio Rising Star in White Collar Criminal Defense by Super Lawyers

 

 

Email

216-687-3298

Cleveland

Education

  • Bowling Green State University, B.A. cum laude, 2002
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2006
  • Member, Moot Court Board of Governors

Experience

Former Prosecutor, Cuyahoga County

Press, Publications and Presentations

2015 -
"Considerations in Preparing for Sentencing in Federal Cases" - Ohio State Bar Association - Criminal Advocacy Seminar, September 24, 2015

Professional Associations

Cleveland--Marshall College of Law Alumni Association

Member

Eighth District Judicial Conference

Life Member

Honors, Awards and Civic/Community Involvement

Recognized by Crain's Cleveland Business in a special section titled "Who to Watch in Law" that identifies some of the up-and-coming in Cleveland's legal field (November 26, 2012)
Ohio Rising Star, Criminal Defense-White Collar (2014-2019), Thomson Reuters

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Eastern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio


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