CJ Pommier

Dr. CJ Pommier joined the firm as an Associate in December of 2023. Dr. Pommier has almost 20 years of professional, leadership, and management experience in multinational and Fortune 100 biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies as a scientist, people manager, and certified project manager. Prior to joining Hayes Soloway, CJ was an Associate Attorney in a corporate transactional practice with Hecker Pew, PLLC.

In April 2023, CJ co-presented “Chat GPT: What is it and what's ahead for lawyers?” to the Arizona Women Lawyers Association. Read her latest blog post for the National Science Policy Network on the NIST AI Risk Management Framework.  CJ was also Faculty for the ABA CLE on President Biden's Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence and recently moderated the American Privacy Law Project panel at the Privacy Law in the AI Era Conference

CJ is also the Executive Director of the TechLaw Program at the University of Arizona.

Areas of Practice:


Patent prosecution

Trademark prosecution

Transactional Matters

Technology Experience Overview:

Medical devices and instruments

Immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization antibodies, probes, and detection chemistries

Chemical and bioanalytical systems

Pharmaceutical active ingredients, formulations, and crystal form selection

Optical systems and devices

Machine learning algorithms and Artificial Intelligence

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona 
  • District of Arizona


Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, University of Arizona

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Arizona

B.S., Chemistry, summa cum laude, Pittsburg State University

Community activities

Morris K. Udall Inn of Court

Pima County Bar Association - recipient of 2023 John G. Hawkins Professionalism Award

American Bar Association

March for Science Southern Arizona (current board member)

Bioscience Industry Organization of Southern Arizona (former board member)

American Chemical Society

Outside of work, CJ can be found walking her foster dog, singing with the Arizona Women's Chorus, and exploring Tucson's diverse dining establishments.

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/cjpommier

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 520.882.7623
Fax: 520.882.7643

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