Paula is the general counsel and chief compliance officer at Oliver Wyman Group, overseeing all legal and compliance matters.
She joined the legal and compliance department of Marsh & McLennan Companies in 2003, serving as the second lawyer supporting the Oliver Wyman Group businesses. She was later appointed to deputy general counsel in 2010 and general counsel in 2012.
During her time at Oliver Wyman, Paula has advised the firm’s senior leaders on a wide range of business matters, including a number of firm acquisitions, strategic hires, and geographic expansion, in support of Oliver Wyman’s growth strategy. She has also held various responsibilities within the Marsh McLennan Legal, Compliance & Public Affairs department. From 2017 to 2021, she was the head of enterprise risk management for Marsh McLennan and oversaw the company’s risk management department.
Prior to joining the firm, Paula was a mergers and acquisitions lawyer with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and prior to that, with Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts.
Paula holds an AB in psychology and political science from Duke University and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.