Paul Rafferty is a business trial lawyer with 30 years of extensive trial and appellate experience. He represents companies in complex civil litigation, including breach of fiduciary duty, trade secrets, contracts, 17200 claims, consumer claims, and particularly, class actions.As lead counsel, Paul has tried to conclusion civil matters to bench and jury. His last trial, a four month breach of fiduciary lawsuit, resulted in a complete defense judgment for the client and a $2 million attorney fees award. He also successfully defends notable clients from class action lawsuits, all of which have ended favorably by summary judgment, successful defense of class certification, or on appeal. Regarding the latter, Paul is often asked to defend lower court victories on appeal, two of which were recently affirmed and two were favorably settled.