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Patricia A.


Co-leader of Eversheds Sutherland (US)'s Professional Liability Practice, Patti Gorham has more than 30 years of experience in complex business litigation, particularly in the areas of accounting liability, financial services, and securities fraud class action litigation. Patti’s represents accounting firms, public and private companies, officers and directors, and insurance companies in federal and state court litigation, in bankruptcy court adversary proceedings, in internal investigations, before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and in connection with Department of Justice, grand jury, and other civil and criminal investigative bodies.

Patti has worked with clients from a wide range of industries, including:
  • Collateralized mortgages and structured finance
  • Energy companies
  • Insurance
  • Software
  • Manufacturing, retail and distribution
  • Telecommunications
  • Securities firms

Patti is Editor of the American Bar Association’s Professional Liability Litigation Committee newsletter, serves on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia, and is a Director of the Georgia Legal Services Program.  Patti is a past President of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers and a past Chair of the Truancy Intervention Project.

Awards and Rankings

Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® (2013-2016)

Professional Activities

Newsletter Editor, Professional Liability Litigation Committee, and Member, Sections of Litigation and Business Law, American Bar Association
Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Litigation Section and Securities Section, Atlanta Bar Association
Board of Directors, Georgia Legal Services
Former Member, Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, Supreme Court of Georgia
Former President, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
Past Chair and Advisory Board Member, Truancy Intervention Project Inc.

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, Articles Editor, Georgetown Law Journal
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Massachusetts, Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • Georgia

Our Story

Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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