Ann-Marie Goodbody is a Managing Director specializing in partner-level searches for US, UK, and French law firms in Paris. Ann-Marie advises both individuals and teams, and she supports law firms in France with recruiting partners into their firm’s practice areas and industry specialist groups.
Ann-Marie works in the Paris market providing clarity and confidence to partners seeking to move. Her approach significantly reduces the risk of exposure in the French market for any partner or team.
As a qualified lawyer, Ann-Marie is a member of the Franco-British Law Society.
Following a degree in French at university, with a year spent in Paris, Ann-Marie obtained a postgraduate diploma in law. She then qualified and practiced as a corporate finance and private equity lawyer. Ann-Marie subsequently held senior-level roles in business development and international strategy at Slaughter and May, Reed Smith, Weil Gotshal & Manges, and Travers Smith.
Throughout her career, Ann-Marie has worked closely with partners and clients across most legal disciplines globally. She has supported management boards on lateral partner hires as well as on law firm mergers and merger integration. Ann-Marie’s broad legal experience brings a unique and valuable perspective to partner-level legal recruitment in Paris.
The University of Law, Guildford: Common Professional Examination Postgraduate Diploma in Law & Legal Practice Course.
The University of Kent at Canterbury: French Bachelor of Arts Degree, with honours.