Paul H. Farmer, Jr.

Senior Associate

PAUL H. FARMER, JR. is an advisor and advocate for his clients. He focuses his practice on complex litigation and data privacy. As an advocate, he represents his clients’ interests in court and through negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. As an advisor, he has counseled start-ups, established companies, government agencies, and fiduciaries. He has experience across a wide variety of industries, and routinely serves as outside counsel finding real solutions to complex issues.

As a certified information privacy professional accredited by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Paul offers insight and experience to assist his clients in adapting and responding to the ever-changing data privacy landscape. From implementing privacy policies to data breach response, Paul can be a resource for your business.

During law school, Paul served on the board of the Journal of Business & Technology Law. Prior to entering private practice, he worked for the Honorable Clayton Greene Jr. of the Maryland Court of Appeals and the Honorable Kendra Y. Ausby at the Circuit Court for Baltimore City.


  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D., 2014)
  • Clemson University (B.S., 2011)


  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Maryland
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Honors & Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star 2018–2023

Presentations & Publications

  • Privacy in Practice: The Texas Data Privacy & Security Act, Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, July 2023
  • Speculative Tech: The Bitcoin Legal Quagmire & the Need for Legal Innovation, 9 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 85 (2014)

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Texas Bar College
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, Executive Director (2023–2024)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association Appellate & Business Litigation Sections
  • State Bar of Texas Computer and Technology, Appellate, Antitrust and Business, & Litigation Sections

Community Involvement

  • Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, Board of Directors (2022–present)
  • Fort Worth Public Library Foundation, Executive Committee (2023–present)
  • SteerFW Keyholder 2022
  • Mentor with TechFW Expert Network (2022–present)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association National Adoption Day Committee