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Paul PJ Harris

PJ Harris is an associate at Woods Rogers where he is a member the firm’s Business and Corporate and Emerging Growth practice groups, specializing in corporate formation and governance, corporate securities and financing, and contract drafting and negotiation. He represents startup companies, closely held businesses, and public companies. PJ handles a range of corporate and business matters for industries including high tech, biotechnology, biomedical, services, and both commercial and residential real estate.

A Charlottesville, Va. native, PJ joined the firm after serving Senior U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton in the District of Columbia Court D.D.C., as well as Commissioner Lee E. Goodman, then Chairman of the Federal Election Commission.

PJ earned his law degree from University of Virginia School of Law, where he co-founded two high-tech companies out of the University of Virginia’s startup accelerator, the iLab. The second company, Totem, survived beyond the startup phase, and currently provides software support tools to nonprofit organizations. He also co-teaches the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the University of Virginia. He was honored for his pro bono service working for the Legal Aid Justice Center of Charlottesville.

In the community, he serves on the Mayor’s Advisory Council for Innovation and Technology, and volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters and Meals on Wheels.

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