Paul M. Chappell Associate

Paul defends employers throughout the country in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings against employment-related claims. Paul’s practice also includes the review and analysis of employment agreements.

Paul’s experience includes the drafting and successful arguing of numerous persuasive motions and responses in both state and federal court, including motions for summary judgment, motions to compel, and motions to quash. Paul has also acted as lead attorney while representing athletic directors in contract negotiations with their university employers.


Represented commercial real estate company against breach of contract and quantum meruit claims. Obtained summary judgment in favor of client.

Represented technology company against breach of contract and defamation claims. Case settled favorably after filing a motion for summary judgment.

Represented financial company as lead associate prosecuting claims for breach of promissory note. Obtained summary judgment for actual damages and attorneys’ fees.

Represented high-profile athletic director in review and negotiation of employment contract with university employer.

  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Tulane University Law School, JD, cum laude, 2015
  • Texas Christian University, BS, Psychology, magna cum laude, 2012

Member, Sports Lawyers Association

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