Robert D. Paul

Robert D. Paul, Esq. is a Senior Retired Partner of the worldwide law firm of White & Case. He has created and managed the Antitrust/Competition Departments at three law firms—Goodwin, Procter in Boston, Shaw Pittman In DC, and finally the international competition department of White & Case, where he expanded the group to 105 lawyers in 28 countries.

In 1985 President Reagan asked that Mr. Paul become General Counsel of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. He did so for three years, and was granted the FTC Award for Distinguished Service, having supervised 14 FTC Federal appellate cases and two cases to the US Supreme Court.

Mr. Paul retired from White & Case as of January 1, 2009. He continues a major legal practice, including the World Steel Association and the International Stainless Steel Forum, both based in Brussels and Beijing, and the International Manganese Institute based in Paris, and various trade associations based in the US. He is also a legal consultant to the Direct Selling Association,based in DC, and to various members of DSA.

Mr. Paul graduated summa cum laude from St. John’s Preparatory School, 1st in his class at Boston College (summa), Harvard Law School, and NYU Graduate School of Law (summa).