Novaira Paul

Novaira Paul


Chicago, IL

Main: 312.463.5000 Fax: 312.463.5001


Novaira graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2017. She served as the deputy managing editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and the secretary of the Student Bar Association. She was selected to serve as the Northwestern liaison to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. During her second year, she gained valuable experience in trademark practice at Accenture in Chicago, conducting screenings for the company.
Prior to law school, Novaira worked as a litigation paralegal at a medical malpractice defense firm. She also started her own photography business, which ultimately inspired her to go to law school and pursue a career in intellectual property law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in international business with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in advertising from San Diego State University, graduating magna cum laude. Novaira serves as a General Director on the South Asian Bar Association of Chicago Executive Board. She is also a member of the International Trademark Association, Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Women in IP (ChiWIP).

  • B.A. 2011, magna cum laude, San Diego State University
  • J.D. 2017, Northwestern University

Bar Admissions

  • 2017, California
  • 2018, Illinois

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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