Sedgwick LLP

Paul J. Riehle

San Francisco, California
tel: 415.781.7900
fax: 415.781.2635


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Paul Riehle is a partner in Sedgwick’s San Francisco office, chairs the firm’s Antitrust & Unfair Competition Practice Group and co-chairs its Franchise, Dealer and Distributor Practice Group.  Mr. Riehle has been a member of the Executive Committee of the California State Bar’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section since 2010.  He currently serves as the Section’s vice-chair for the Golden State Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law Institute.  He co-chairs Sedgwick’s Class Action Task Force and is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Task Force.  He is the Dean of Sedgwick University, which provides accredited CLE, and is faculty member for Sedgwick U’s Trial Academy.  He has been selected as a 2013 and 2014 Northern California Super Lawyer for Antitrust Litigation.

Areas of Concentration

Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law; Complex Commercial and Tort Litigation; Class Actions and Multidistrict Litigation


California; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.); 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. Supreme Court


J.D. (1984) University of California, Hastings College of the Law
B.A. (1981) University of Notre Dame, cum laude

Other Distinctions

While an undergraduate at the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Riehle was Student Body President.  He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.