Paul Mecurio

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A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Paul Mecurio graduated with honors from Georgetown Law School and began his career on Wall Street as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at the law firm of Willkie Farr and Gallagher and, later, as an investment banker at CS First Boston. All the while, Paul was honing a second career, writing and performing comedy and was hired by Jay Leno to write jokes for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). In 1995, with the encouragement of Jay, Paul moved center stage, leaving Wall Street and starting his career as a stand-up comedian. Read more...