Abby Gordon is a Principal with Lateral Link and co-manages the Northeast Region, where she focuses on placements of partners, counsel, and associate candidates in all fields of law for law firms and in-house. Her focus is primarily on the New York, Boston, and European markets. Prior to recruiting, Abby spent seven years as a corporate associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, focusing on capital markets transactions for Latin American clients in New York, and for the last five years for European clients in Paris, France.
Abby holds a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. in Government and Romance Languages, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College. Between college and law school, Abby worked with the International Rescue Committee as a Fulbright Scholar in Madrid, Spain, then as a litigation paralegal with Hill & Barlow in Boston.
Abby regularly participates in professional and career panels and has published numerous articles offering career advice and tracking trends in the legal market. She is a member of the New York, Massachusetts, and Maine state bars. Abby is fluent in French and Spanish, and enjoys dabbling in Portuguese and Italian. In her free time, Abby is likely out hiking, cycling, paddle boarding, kayaking, XC skiing or snowshoeing.