Paul D. Sinclair, Counsel

Paul Sinclair

Biography

Paul Sinclair offers Sandberg Phoenix clients the benefits of his more than 35 years of experience as a first chair trial lawyer in jury, non-jury and arbitration cases, and representation of secured and unsecured creditors. Paul also has a wealth of experience in representing business debtors, guarantors, committees of unsecured creditors and equity security holders, receivers and liquidating trusts in commercial disputes, business restructuring, workout and bankruptcy matters.

Paul frequently has represented directors and officers in fiduciary duty litigation and buyers and sellers of significant businesses in asset/business sales and acquisitions. With his broad experience in piercing the corporate veil, alter ego and successor liability, subordination, re-characterization, fraudulent transfers, preference matters and partnership disputes, he is actively involved in planning major corporate restructuring and high-net-worth individual asset planning and protection.

Among Paul’s professional distinctions are his Missouri Bar Association Oliver Rasch Award conferred in 1989, and his continuous listing since 2003 as the “Best of Bar” from the Kansas City Business Journal. He is also recognized by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He has published numerous articles in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal on Ponzi scheme clawback cases and serves as a member of the board of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. He frequently lectures on legal topics and contributes to Missouri Bar publications. He has served as an adjunct professor of real estate transactions at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

Background

Paul earned his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University and his A.B. from Boston College, graduating magna cum laude.

He is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Kansas Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the UMKC Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute, Advisory Board.

BIOGRAPHY

Paul Sinclair offers Sandberg Phoenix clients the benefits of his more than 35 years of experience as a first chair trial lawyer in jury, non-jury and arbitration cases, and representation of secured and unsecured creditors. Paul also has a wealth of experience in representing business debtors, guarantors, committees of unsecured creditors and equity security holders, receivers and liquidating trusts in commercial disputes, business restructuring, workout and bankruptcy matters.

Paul frequently has represented directors and officers in fiduciary duty litigation and buyers and sellers of significant businesses in asset/business sales and acquisitions. With his broad experience in piercing the corporate veil, alter ego and successor liability, subordination, re-characterization, fraudulent transfers, preference matters and partnership disputes, he is actively involved in planning major corporate restructuring and high-net-worth individual asset planning and protection.

Among Paul’s professional distinctions are his Missouri Bar Association Oliver Rasch Award conferred in 1989, and his continuous listing since 2003 as the “Best of Bar” from the Kansas City Business Journal. He is also recognized by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. He has published numerous articles in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal on Ponzi scheme clawback cases and serves as a member of the board of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. He frequently lectures on legal topics and contributes to Missouri Bar publications. He has served as an adjunct professor of real estate transactions at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

Background
Paul earned his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University and his A.B. from Boston College, graduating magna cum laude.

He is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Kansas Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the UMKC Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute, Advisory Board.

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