IALDA Member: Paul Shkreli

Paul Shkreli

Secrest Wardle

2600 Troy Center Drive
2600 Troy Center Drive
Troy, Michigan 48067
United States

Tel: 248-705-4519



Paul Shkreli is a Partner located in the Firm’s Troy office and serves as a Chair of the firm’s Amusement and Leisure Practice Group.  Mr. Shkreli represents an expansive array of clients pertaining to general liability claims, including those in the amusement, leisure, and hospitality industries. Mr. Shkreli has successfully defended restaurants, family recreation centers, carnivals and other entities in the industry. Mr. Shkreli successfully applies his upbringing in the hospitality industry to his defense of vendors and providers in applicable industries on a regular basis.

In addition to his legal work, Mr. Shkreli enjoys keeping his clients apprised of recent developments in the legal community. Most recently, he has authored newsletters pertaining to the application of the Michigan Recreational Land Use Act and cases involving injuries occurring at the Joe Louis Arena. Mr. Shkreli is a member of the International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association (IALDA), a non-profit association of lawyers and other professionals who are actively engaged in representing the interests of the amusement and leisure industries. He is also a member of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), an organization serving its membership by promoting safe operations, global development, professional growth and commercial success of the amusement parks and attractions industry.

Outside of his general liability practice within this group, Mr. Shkreli focuses on assisting insurers and their customers in defending fraudulent claims, assisting special investigators on a regular basis.

Mr. Shkreli graduated from Michigan State University in 2009 with a degree in Psychology.  In 2012, he earned his Juris Doctorate from the Michigan State University College of Law. While attending law school, Mr. Shkreli was a member of the 2011 Jessup International Moot Court Competition Team.  He also served as President of the Student Bar Association and was the recipient of the Jurisprudence Award for academic excellence. He is also admitted to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.


Mr. Shkreli is a member of the following associations:

  • Albanian American Bar Association of Michigan
  • International Association of Special Investigation Units – National Chapter
  • International Association of Special Investigation Units – Michigan
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association