Paul M. Renner is a shareholder who advises a broad range of clients concerning commercial litigation matters, including construction, contracts, landlord/tenant, real estate shareholder actions, real estate, insurance, trademark/copyright infringement, non-compete agreements, and probate.
Paul received a history degree from Davidson College. After graduation, he earned his commission in the U.S. Navy. He served as Officer of the Deck and Small Boat Officer during combat operations in support of Operation Desert Storm. After the war, Paul attended law school at the University of Florida.
Upon graduation, he returned to public service as an Assistant State Attorney. He was selected among his peers to supervise misdemeanor attorneys and later prosecuted serious felony offenses as a lead trial attorney in the Felony Trial Unit. He conducted dozens of jury trials and developed a strong reputation from his successful efforts to prosecute criminals and advocate on behalf of crime victims. His experience continues to benefit his business clients as their advocate in court.
In 2011, he left the firm for a one-year mobilization in Afghanistan. As a Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserves he served as an Intelligence Officer for a Joint Task Force, and was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.