Paul S.  Danner

Paul S. Danner

Partner

Office

Practice Groups

Paul Danner has 20 years of experience counseling clients on complex business, commercial, and construction matters, as well as handling arbitrations and court cases throughout the United States. He is a member of the Goldberg Segalla’s Construction Practice Group Leadership, and is chair of the Firm’s Construction Defect practice. Paul routinely handles complex construction matters involving contractual disputes and claimed defects, including professional design, pile and underpinning installation, framing, roofing and siding issues, and water infiltration. An effective and accomplished litigator, Paul also handles general commercial and contractual disputes involving claims of breach of contract, bad faith, misappropriation, fraud, and misrepresentation, as well as demands for indemnification.

A former law clerk to the Hon. Kenneth R. Stein, Superior Court of New Jersey, Paul is currently a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s District V-A Ethics Committee. He also speaks as a panelist to clients and colleagues, presents webinars, and authors articles on pertinent legal topics.

Honors
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2018–19
  • No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Professional Affiliations
  • New Jersey Supreme Court’s District V-A Ethics Committee, 2014 to present
Admitted to Practice
  • New York 
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey 
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Education
  • Rutgers School of Law, Newark, J.D., 1999
  • Rutgers University, B.A., 1996
Presentations 
  • "Recent Important Appellate Court and Supreme Court Decisions Across the U.S.," Perrin National Construction Defect Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 14, 2018
  • "Construction Defect – Water Infiltration, Excavation, Foundation Disputes," GS Construction Law Webinar Series, September 13, 2018
  • "Construction – What’s Trending in 2018, A Tool Box for Successfully Developing and Safely Completing Construction Projects in the New Year" (Co-Presenter), GS Construction Law Webinar Series, January 18, 2018
  • "New Jersey Civil Trial Practice," New Jersey Bridging-the-Gap, New York City Bar Association, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018
  • "Ethical Issues for Insurance Counsel" (Co-Presenter), Client CLE, February 6, 2014
  • "Coverage for Losses Arising Out of Construction Projects: Additional Insured and Other Insurance Clauses," West LegalEdcenter Webinar, December 2, 2014
  • "Nanotechnology and its Impact on Insurance Industry," Client CLE, 2008
  • "Lead Paint Lunch & Learn," Client CLE, September 14, 2005
Publications
  • "Pliva Extended to State Claims of Design Defects in Generic Drugs" (Co-Author), New York Law Journal, August 16, 2013
  • "The CDC Opens Pandora’s Box: Federal Policy Change Could Unleash Lead Paint Poisoning Litigation" (Co-Author), DRI For the Defense, November 2012
  • "Supreme Court Holds Federal Law Pre-Empts State Failure to Warn Claims" (Co-Author), New York Law Journal, August 30, 2011
  • "Confusion Persists Over Application of the ‘Noseworthy’ Doctrine," New York Law Journal, May 6, 2011
  • "Excess Insurer’s Right to Challenge Exhaustion of Underlying Policies for Asbestos Claims is Limited," Mealey’s Litigation Report: Asbestos, June 15, 2005