Paul W. Hallman

Co-Founder & Senior Counsel

Paul W. Hallman co-founded MultiState Associates in 1984 and serves as its President and Managing Partner. He is involved in all of MultiState's service offerings, with a concentration on the strategic positioning of political assets. An active member of the Virginia State Bar, Paul also manages the company's legal affairs and provides antitrust counsel and advice to MultiState's association management clients.

Prior to forming MultiState, Paul spent 11 years as Vice President and General Counsel of the Can Manufacturers Institute, where he was deeply involved in the industry's 50-state government relations program. Previously, he was deputy director of compliance for the Food and Drug Administration's Bureau of Product Safety and later was assistant general counsel for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The son of a career foreign service officer, Paul holds degrees from the International School of Bangkok, the College of William & Mary, and Tulane University School of Law. 


Office: Washington, DC

Phone: 703.684.1110