Attorney Carrie Leahy appointed chair-elect of Bodman PLC

Attorney Carrie Leahy has been appointed chair-elect of Bodman’s executive management committee, succeeding Larry R. Shulman effective Jan. 1, 2020. She will become only the fourth chair and first female chair to lead Bodman since the firm established the position in 1975.

The administrative member of Bodman’s Ann Arbor office, Leahy serves on the firm’s executive management committee and finance committee. She joined Bodman in 2004 after beginning her career in the Chicago office of DLA Piper.

Leahy earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Concentrating her practice in corporate and business law, Leahy counsels established and emerging businesses on general corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, compliance with securities regulations, and issues involving venture capital funding.

She is listed in IFLR1000 under M&A, in Chambers USA 2018 under Corporate/M&A, and in DBusiness magazine “Top Lawyers” 2019 under Corporate Law.

Leahy serves as a board member and treasurer for the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone Local Development Finance Authority and as a member of the United Way of Washtenaw County Campaign Cabinet.