Congratulations to Thomas (Tom) Gorman, a partner in Dorsey’s Washington D.C. office, on being inducted into the 2019 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (C|M|LAW) Hall of Fame. He was honored on October 25, at the Hall of Fame celebration in Cleveland, Ohio.
The C|M|LAW Hall of Fame, was established by Dean Lee Fisher in 2017, and honors individuals who have contributed to the past, present, and/or future success and reputation of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. The inductees may include living and deceased alumni and community leaders, and living and deceased former faculty, deans, and staff.
Thomas Gorman served for seven years in positions of increasing responsibility at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. Those positions included Senior Counsel, Division of Enforcement, and Special Trial Counsel, Office of the General Counsel. In those positions, Gorman was responsible for the investigation and litigation of securities enforcement actions, accounting and auditing cases, and defending suits brought against the Commission and its staff. His current practice focuses on federal law enforcement investigations and enforcement actions, business litigation and compliance, and internal investigations. Gorman is the founder of Dorsey’s annual Federal Enforcement Forum, a program that reports on and analyzes current trends in government enforcement investigations and actions. He is also the creator and author of SEC ACTIONS, a widely followed blog, which reports on and analyzes trends in securities enforcement litigation. Before joining the staff of the SEC, Gorman served for two years on the staff of the Cuyahoga County Public Defender's Office and as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cleveland-Marshall. Gorman is a long-time member of the Cleveland-Marshall Board of Visitors.