Biography

Paola is an Associate with Preti Flaherty’s Business Law Practice Group in the firm’s Portland, Maine, office. In her practice, she is dedicated to advising business clients on a multitude of general transactional matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, contract preparation and negotiation, as well as commercial finance and corporate governance.

Paola is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and Bowdoin College. In law school, she was Notes & Comments Editor for the Emory Law Journal, a clinic participant at Emory’s International Humanitarian Law Clinic, and a judicial extern at the Supreme Court of Georgia. While at Bowdoin, she held internships at Project Citizenship in Boston and in the Maine Migrant Education Program in Augusta; was a teaching assistant on Maine politics in the Bowdoin Department of Government; and served as president of the Bowdoin Advocates for Human Rights. She has studied abroad in Granda, Spain, and Havana, Cuba. In 2019 and 2020, Paola was a Summer Associate at Preti Flaherty.

Paola lives in Portland, Maine.

Honors & Recognition

  • Turner Prize in Latin American Studies
  • Pierce Memorial Prize in Law