Paul Schorn received his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin (1986), his master’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York (1987), and his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Texas School of Law (1991).
Mr. Schorn initially served as an assistant to the State Solicitor of Texas and later represented employers as both an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas and with the oldest law firm in Dallas, which specialized in representing employers. He has represented exclusively employees since 1998, first as a partner in the Austin firm of Rodriguez & Schorn, P.C. (1998–2002) and since then as a solo practitioner. Mr. Schorn’s practice focuses on employment discrimination claims in both state and federal court in Austin and throughout Texas.
Mr. Schorn has been published through and spoken at numerous continuing legal education programs, including the State Bar of Texas’s annual Advanced Employment Law Course and its Nuts & Bolts of Employment Law Seminar, South Texas College of Law’s annual Labor and Employment Seminar, the University of Texas’s Labor & Employment Law Conference, and the Austin Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Seminar and its annual Bench-Bar Conference. He has also written a quarterly column for Texas Lawyer magazine (The Solo Life). He was the 2005–2006 Chairman of the Austin Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section, has served as a member of the Austin Bar Association’s Board of Directors, and Vice President of the Caldwell County Bar Association. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.) and designated as a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2006 by Law & Politics magazine (as seen in Texas Monthly magazine).