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Paula J. Valencia-Galbraith

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Education

  • Northeastern University (JD)
  • College of the Holy Cross (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts

Languages

  • Spanish

Paula counsels and represents emerging-growth companies and venture capital funds, operating or investing in a variety of industries — including clean energy technology, marketing, software, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and health care — and in all aspects of activities, including product development, organization, compliance, corporate transactions, equity and debt financings, mergers, acquisitions, corporate formations, corporate governance issues, and establishment and maintenance of appropriate operating procedures.

She is part of the firm’s Energy & Sustainability Practice, which has completed more than 500 transactions across energy sectors totaling over $7.5 billion since 2006. Serving more than 250 clients, spanning the ecosystem from emerging companies to large corporations, venture capital and private equity funds, investment banks, project developers, and family offices, the firm is recognized nationally as a leading law firm in the space.

During law school, Paula served as a judicial intern for Chief Judge Larry J. McKinney of the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and as a law clerk with the Judge Advocacy General's summer program at the US Army post in Vicenza, Italy. Also, she was a law clerk for another prominent Boston law firm, where she researched materials for a legal treatise.

Before attending law school, Paula worked in New York for the CBS News program 48 Hours.