In the Montgomery County community, Paul volunteers his time as a mentor for various entrepreneurs of both emerging growth and non-profit entities. He serves as a speaker on business considerations, including the issues and process of organizing/incorporating an entity. Paul has advised and coached dozens of entrepreneurs through area organizations, including the DC Chapter of the Founder Institute. He has also regularly serves on the Duck Pond - a “Shark Tank” for existing and prospective non-profit entities, organized by the Nonprofit Village.
His more established oil and gas, government contractor and biotech clients remark on Paul’s seeming 24/7 availability and his ability to work effectively with their business and legal teams - often providing key information and context to bridge gaps and move projects forward. Paul is known as the “numbers guy” in the group - he regularly and effectively counsels clients on a host of topics, including the implications of convertible notes on capital structure, and the viability of a proposed acquisition.
•$90+ million acquisition, with an additional earnout, for the practice of a national insurance brokerage and advisory practice. Second-chaired the drafting and negotiation of the definitive Membership Interest Purchase Agreement and ancillary agreements, and managed the drafting of the Disclosure Schedules on-site with the seller’s management team.
•$75 million acquisition of a large regional oil and gas distributor. Led a 14 lawyer team responsible for abstracting and organizing more than 400 contracts from more than 300 providers. This assessment became the support for the offer price in the deal.
•Advised information systems platform start-up, taking the company from the idea stage to raising more than $100,000 through two rounds of financing and launching its minimum viable product.
•$2.4+ million Series Seed, and $4.8 million Series A financings for a local technology start-up in the restaurant space - now regarded as one of the top “dining” applications on the iTunes Store.
•$7 million Series A-2 financing for a national health technology platform to fund a “double dummy” strategic acquisition.
•$10 million Series B financing for a local leadership development company. The round included the conversion of more than $3.5 million in convertible notes.
News & Events
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
•Piranha Tank (April 25, 2017)
•Nonprofit Village Duck Pond (March 23, 2017)
•EWI Workshop: How to Register Your Business (Feb. 27, 2017)
•EWI Workshop: How to Register Your Business (Feb. 16, 2017)
•Nonprofit Village Duck Pond (Nov. 16, 2016)
•EWI Workshop: How to Register Your Business (Aug. 23, 2016)
News & Events
Shulman Rogers NEXT: Experienced Lawyers, Fixed and Predictable Fees for Startups
May 17, 2017
Introducing Shulman Rogers NEXT: Legal Services Designed Specifically for Startups
April 1, 2017
Shulman Rogers announces the launch of Shulman Rogers NEXT, a new program that aligns the delivery of legal services with [...]
Shulman Rogers’ Client Spotluck to Release New Version of Top-Rated App
March 10, 2017
Shulman Rogers’ client Spotluck announced the launch of the 5.0 version of their app, currently listed as the top dining [...]
Professional & Community Affiliations
•Montgomery County Bar Association Softball League, Commissioner (2017 - present)
•Maryland State Bar Association, Member
•Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, Member
•Court of Appeals' Mentoring Program
•The Nonprofit Village's Duck Pond - A Shark Tank for Nonprofit Organizations, Mentor and Panelist
•Empowered Women International, Volunteer