Paul M. Moskal, JD, CCEP, CCEP-I

Principal, Ethics and Compliance Director

Paul Moskal

Paul is a highly accomplished attorney focused on risk management, corporate governance, ethics and compliance. He joined CannonDesign after spending 30 years working for the FBI as a Special Agent, Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) and as Chief Division Counsel.

Under Paul’s guidance, our firm has created an industry-leading ethics and compliance program anchored by a robust Code of Conduct, ethics and integrity hotline, rigorous compliance training, and ethics-driven protocols and procedures. Paul has shared his knowledge with dozens of design firms to help kick-start their compliance efforts, and he co-founded Core Consultancy, LLC (alongside Mary Waz and Nick Mineo) to help organizations of all types establish business practices firmly rooted in ethics.


  • Risk management
  • Helping others navigate through organizational conflict and ethical conundrums
  • Ethics and compliance training and education


  • Working long-term undercover assignments with the FBI
  • Leading the discussion about compliance in the AEC industry
  • Running sub-eight-minute miles in the Boston Marathon

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