Aug. 27, 2013 Richard A. Paul Named 2014 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in San Diego

San Diego, California (August 27, 2013) – Richard A. Paul, a founding partner of Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP, has been selected as a 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" for Labor Law - Management in the San Diego area. Mr. Paul is also listed in the 2014 Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law – Management, and is one of five Paul, Plevin partners included in employment law categories in the 2014 Best Lawyers listing. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high-level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. According to Paul, Plevin managing partner, Fred Plevin, “This is a well-deserved honor for Rich, whose achievements in the legal practice and public service truly distinguish him. Paul, Plevin is very proud of all that Rich has accomplished and will continue to achieve.” Mr. Paul was previously named in 2011 as Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Labor and Employment Law, and is a Fellow of the prestigious national College of Employment and Labor Lawyers. Mr. Paul has been a leader in the San Diego employment law community for over 40 years. He was a partner with the Gray, Cary firm until 1998, when he formed the Paul, Plevin firm. Paul, Plevin is recognized as a top California labor and employment law firm, representing businesses in all sectors of the economy including Fortune 500 companies, and state-wide and local public entities. For more information about Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP, please visit or contact Fred Plevin, Managing Partner at (619) 237-5200.