PAUL W. THOMAS, ESQ.

      With over 2,000 Wall Street cases and 32 years of experience Mr. Thomas has a proven track record of success for his clients. He has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his customers harmed by broker misconduct. Mr. Thomas has the unique ability to help his clients with all financial products because he was a stock and commodities broker at a major Wall Street firm and placed thousands of orders for his customers in a wide array of investments. He also worked with floor traders in the currency, metal and energy markets.


      Mr. Thomas also represents financial advisors on FINRA and SEC disciplinary matters, U-5 issues, promissory notes and cases involving customer disputes, expungement hearings, discrimination and wrongful termination. By representing customers and brokers at FINRA Mr. Thomas plays “offense and defense” giving him invaluable insight for the strategies that produce the best results for his clients.

EDUCATION

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1987
  • University of Florida, B.A. 1984

PROFESSIONAL AND BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association member from 1992–2017
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers

military

  • U.S. Army Armor School - Fort Knox, Kentucky Basic/AIT 1983
  • 153rd Armored Cavalry Brigade - Army National Guard 1983-1989

Mr. Thomas provides a discounted fee rate

for current and former military personnel, police officers and firemen.