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Paragon Attorney Spotlight: Carolyn Samiere
Senior Counsel Carolyn Samiere has been with Paragon for seven years, serving technology, life sciences, and pharma/biotech clients in the areas of compliance, contracting, licensing, and corporate governance. Her impressive legal career has spanned corporate, litigation, and regulatory work, and now she brings that wide skillset to her Paragon clients.
We recently sat down with Carolyn to discuss what she loves about working at Paragon, the ever-elusive work/life balance, future trends in the legal industry, and more. (The conversation has been edited for length and clarity.)
What initially got you interested in law?
For me it started in sixth grade – I guess I was a very young activist. I began to see myself as a lawyer championing the causes of people who didn’t have a voice, and I think even at that tender age, I could see inequities in our social systems.
I saw barriers to justice that affected immigrants, people with low income, people of color. Through academic life, I took an even stronger interest in social justice causes and realized that the field of law could be a vehicle to effect change.
Was there anything that made you gravitate toward your current areas of practice? Initially, my focus […]