Leigh Ann Amodie Gorman, Esq.
Search Consultant
412-255-3770, ext. 206
lgorman@carpenterlegalsearch.com

I specialize in conducting exclusive and retained searches for permanent attorney positions at corporations and law firms nationwide. 

My work for corporations entails conducting searches for attorney positions at all levels including General Counsel, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Chief Compliance Counsel.  In addition, I advise corporate clients with regard to their interviewing processes as well as other aspects surrounding the growth of their legal teams.  My law firm work focuses on targeted lateral partner and associate searches for law firms ranging in size from global firms to small specialty boutiques. 

I greatly enjoy being in a people-focused business where the strong relationships I build with both clients and candidates are essential to my ability to consistently identify the best fit for our clients’ needs.  Clients value my tenacity, responsiveness, process-oriented approach and solid understanding of the underlying legal and business issues associated with the positions we are engaged to fill.

Prior to joining Carpenter Legal Search, Inc., I spent two years as an Associate in the Pittsburgh office of Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP (n/k/a Clark Hill PLC) where I focused my practice on general corporate law, transactional and regulatory health care matters and commercial finance.

Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D., 2001
Health Law Certificate, 2001

Miami University
B.A., cum laude, 1998
Majors: Political Science and Philosophy; Minor: History

Experience
Carpenter Legal Search, Inc.
Legal Search Consultant, January 2004 – Present

Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP (n/k/a Clark Hill PLC)
Associate, September 2001 – December 2003
Law Clerk, September 2000 – May 2001; Summer Associate, May 1999 – August 2000

Community Involvement
Miami University Alumni Association, Pittsburgh Chapter President, 2007 - 2011
Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2006