Paul Flum's practice focuses on complex litigation and class actions. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state trial and appellate courts. Mr. Flum's clients include telecommunications companies, software developers, transportation companies, pharmaceutical wholesalers, accounting firms, and financial services companies. Mr. Flum has handled matters across diverse substantive areas, including federal and state securities laws, state privacy and consumer protection laws, employment disputes, RICO, ERISA, and various business torts.
Mr. Flum received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1979. He received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1982, where he served as an editor of the law review. He joined Morrison & Foerster in 1982.
Mr. Flum has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial and tort actions, including claims for fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and defamation.
In re Level 3 Communications ERISA LitigationMr. Flum currently represents the plan sponsor and individual defendants in this federal class action for breach of fiduciary duty in connection with retirement plan investments in the employer’s stock.
In re JDSU ERISA LitigationMr. Flum defended the plan sponsor and individual defendants in this federal class action for breach of fiduciary duty in connection with retirement plan investments in the employer’s stock.
In re Calpine ERISA Litigation Mr. Flum defended the plan sponsor in this federal class action for breach of fiduciary duty in connection with retirement plan investments in the employer’s stock.
In re McKesson Governmental Entities AWP LitigationMr. Flum currently represents McKesson Corporation in these federal class actions asserting RICO claims on behalf of various classes of public and private payors.
Walter v. SitrickMr. Flum currently represents the fiduciaries of an ESOP in defending against ERISA in connection with the redemption of the ESOP’s shares.
Bickar v. United Parcel ServiceMr. Flum represented UPS in this action brought in California superior court on behalf of a class of managers challenging the company’s vacation accrual policies.
Alfaro v. Consolidated FreightwaysMr. Flum defended a national trucking company in this class action brought in California superior court alleging invasion of privacy by employees and visitors to the company’s facilities.
In re Macromedia Securities LitigationMr. Flum defended a publicly traded software developer and its officers and directors in this shareholder class action filed in California superior court asserting claims under the California Corporations Code.
In re Scorpion Technologies Securities LitigationMr. Flum defended a national accounting firm in this federal class action asserting claims under the federal securities laws.
In re McKesson HBOC Securities Litigation; Chang v. McKesson; Saito v. McCallMr. Flum represented current and former corporate directors in these class and derivative actions arising under the federal securities laws, ERISA, and the Delaware Corporations Code.
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