Guido LaPorta


Guido LaPorta is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Philadelphia office and a member of the Healthcare & Life Science Practice. Focusing on healthcare services, he specializes in recruiting for medical and physician groups, managed care, healthcare IT, integrated health systems, PBM, and pharmacy clients.


Most of Guido’s work focuses on executive search and advisory work at the CEO and C-suite level across numerous functions and specialty areas. He works extensively with private equity-sponsored and founder-owned assets and partners with large, publicly traded, and non-profit entities.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Guido spent several years as a litigation attorney and advisor in an in-house counsel role at both the Housing & Redevelopment Insurance Exchange and Excalibur Insurance in Pennsylvania. The Housing & Redevelopment Insurance Exchange is a non-profit and fully regulated reciprocal insurance provider that provides reliable and affordable insurance coverage to more than 450 governmental entities throughout the state of Pennsylvania. In this position, Guido reported directly to the board of directors and handled all phases of insurance defense litigation and case management on behalf of HARIE governmental insureds in state and federal court.

Guido began his career in orthopedic medical device sales for a large medical device distributorship in Philadelphia.


The Duquesne University School of Law, JD

Licensed to practice in the State of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

The University of Scranton, BS in Political Science

Philanthropy and Service

Guido served on the advisory board of the national not-for-profit Back On My Feet in Chicago for several years and is involved as a volunteer with several non-profit organizations, primarily based in the Northeast.