- Employment Law
- Professional Negligence
- Business and Class Action Litigation
- Securities Litigation
- Insurance Litigation, Management and Supervision
|University ||Loyola University Chicago, B.S., 1957; Order of the Coif|
|Law School||University of Michigan Law School, J.D., with Distinction, 1960; Assistant Editor, Michigan Law Review|
|Admitted||1960, Illinois; 1978, Arizona; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court|
Memberships and Affiliations
•State Bar of Arizona
•Maricopa County Bar Association
|Born||Chicago, Illinois, April 16, 1936|
Mr. Gerding is a partner in the Scottsdale, Arizona office of Kutak Rock LLP. For more than 40 years Mr. Gerding has concentrated his practice in the areas of commercial business litigation and governmental regulatory compliance. Formerly he served as assistant general counsel in charge of commercial litigation and home health care for Baxter Healthcare Corporation. He has served as lead counsel on numerous cases tried over 30 days and won multimillion-dollar judgments. He represented the employer community in litigation before the Arizona Supreme Court in a case testing the constitutionality of the Arizona Employment Protection Act, which was upheld.
Mr. Gerding has served as Chairman of the Institutional Review Board of the Arizona Heart Hospital, and in that capacity has handled many investigations by the FDA as well as negotiations with the FDA regarding possible violations of its regulations. He also has participated in the resolution of a major dispute involving the False Claims Act, and in successful negotiations with the Consumer Product Safety Commission with respect to safety issues in which he persuaded the Commission not to invoke a product recall. He also has served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Heart Foundation.
Recently, Paul Gerding, Sr. was appointed to the Arizona Medical Board by Arizona Governor Janice K. Brewer.
February 19, 2014Scottsdale Partner Appointed to Arizona Medical Board
On February 19, 2014, Kutak Rock partner Paul Gerding, Sr. was appointed to the Arizona Medical Board by Arizona Governor, Janice K. Brewer.
•Has served as Chairman of the Institutional Review Board of the Arizona Heart Hospital
•Has served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Heart Foundation
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