Vice President/General Counsel/Corporate Secretary
Paul manages the company’s legal team for the North America Division and is responsible for all of the division’s legal matters.
Before taking on his current position in 2013, Paul was in private practice in Portland, OR. for more than 25 years. His clients were primarily Japanese companies doing business in the US, including Ajinomoto.
Paul spent many years as an adjunct professor at Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland State University, and Portland Community College.
A former chair of the Japan-America Society of Oregon and the Export Council of Oregon, Paul holds a JD from Columbia School of Law and a BA from BYU. He is fluent in Japanese and enjoys travel and music. He is married with four children and seven grandchildren.