Why I Became A Lawyer: A Seaweed Scientist's Odyssey

Law360 (August 13, 2019, 4:27 PM EDT) -- This article is part of a series in which attorneys reflect on the formative life experiences that helped lay the groundwork for their careers in the legal profession. In this installment, Andrew Davis of Shipman & Goodwin LLP looks back at his roots as a marine biologist.

Andrew Davis Ever since I was a kid, spending my summers waiting for the next “best” wave to bodysurf and wading in the intertidal tidepools teeming with mysterious marine life in Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts, I have been fascinated with all things science. In fact, the threads of science have been strongly woven through all facets of my educational and...

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