Caryn Davies

Caryn Davies

Caryn Davies is an Associate Attorney with Goodwin Procter LLP. She represented Team USA in three Summer Games, earning a silver medal in Athens 2004, a gold medal in Beijing 2008, and another gold in London 2012, all in the women’s eight-oared rowing event. She served on US Rowing’s board of directors for six years, and currently serves as a Vice President of the United States Olympians and Paralympians Association. Caryn is passionate about helping athletes transition to “real life” after retirement from Olympic competition, and she currently is working to help athletes identify and excel at public speaking opportunities. As an undergraduate at Harvard University, Caryn studied psychology and Germanic languages. She went on to earn a JD from Columbia Law School and an MBA from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. While at Harvard, Caryn and her Radcliffe teammates rowed their way to an NCAA national championship. She was also a part of the first women’s crew to row the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race on the Tideway in London, in 2015. After law school, Caryn clerked for Judge Richard Clifton on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Honolulu. During that time, she took up outrigger canoe paddling and won a Hawaii state championship. These days, Caryn works as a corporate lawyer at a large Boston firm, assisting clients with private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, early stage company financings, and institutional debt financings. She is also knowledgeable in areas of sports law and athletes’ rights, and has spoken on sports law panels at Syracuse Law School and New York University School of Law.

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