Rafferty, Paul F.

3161 Michelson Drive, Suite 800Irvine, CA 92612- 4408

Updated: 11/12/2013

Overview

Paul Rafferty practices complex business litigation with emphasis on the defense and disposal of class actions. He has litigated in state and federal courts throughout the country, most recently winning a four month trial in Orange County Superior Court, Civil Complex Center. He has prevailed in international arbitrations in New York, France, and Spain.

Paul manages and derails expensive class actions. His last four class actions were never class certified, and were...

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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Trial Practice
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Litigation & Arbitration
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution & Mediation
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Business and Tort Litigation (USA)
  • Global Disputes

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey, 1986
    J.D.
  • LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1981
    B.S.
    Major: Accounting

Office Information

Address

3161 Michelson Drive, Suite 800Irvine, CA 92612- 4408

Fax

  • (949) 553-7539

Email

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