Downey Brand Welcomes New Bankruptcy Litigation Associate Paul Gaus

October 1, 2020


Downey Brand is pleased to welcome new bankruptcy litigation associate Paul R. Gaus.

Paul is a third year attorney with considerable experience in complex business disputes and bankruptcy litigation. Before joining Downey Brand, Paul practiced primarily in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation at a large Central Valley law firm based in Fresno. In bankruptcy court, Paul has experience representing financial institutions, secured lenders, and judgment creditors in bankruptcy cases, contested matters, adversary proceedings, and appeals before the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. Prior to that, Paul served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable William J. Fisher in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota.

Paul earned his Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis. While in law school, Paul clerked at the United States Attorney’s Office and was a Staff Member for the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, & Technology. Paul completed his undergraduate study in International Relations at Marquette University.