FL Gorman


Denver / New York


455 Sherman St.
Suite 390
Denver, CO 80203

New York

J.D. Syracuse University
A.B. Georgetown University


FL is a partner at Vicente Sederberg LLP focusing on commercial real estate, banking and financial services and land use and zoning.  

Prior to joining VS, FL was the Director of Legal for litigation and operations for a private REIT, Director of Development for the MidAtlantic US for a family office real estate and construction company and most recently served as a Partner and Co-Leader of the Real Estate Development and Cannabis Industry Teams at one of the largest and oldest New York State based law firms.  


Leadership & Community Involvement

  • New York Cannabis Growers & Processors Assn, Advisory Board, Policy Committee; Retail Committee
  • Town of Irondequoit Zoning Board of Appeals, member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), WNY Chapter, board member
  • New York State Bar Association, Committee on Cannabis Law, member
  • Rochester Police Foundation, board member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, member
  • ICSC National Economic Issues and Upstate New York Idea Exchange, committee member and past co-chair
  • ICSC’s New York State Government Relations Committee, past chair
  • Upstate New York Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, past board member
  • New York State Commercial Association of Realtors, member
  • Rochester Downtown Development Corporation, board member
  • Joint Military Command for the Republican National Convention, legal counsel, 2004
  • U.S. Naval Academy’s Alumni Team at the World Lacrosse Championships, participant


  • Best Lawyers, Real Estate Law
  • Institute of Real Estate Management, President’s Award
  • New York State Commercial Association of Realtors, 2016 & 2018 Deal of the Year (zoning and transaction counsel)