David L. Gordon: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

David L. Gordon

Office Managing Shareholder
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., with Honors, 1978; George Washington University, M.A., Legislative Affairs, 1980
Law SchoolUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1983
Admitted1983, Georgia

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association
•Georgia State Bar Association


David L. Gordon is the Office Managing Shareholder of the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He serves on the firm's Board of Directors and is also Counsel to the firm.

Since completing law school, Mr. Gordon has specialized in labor and employment litigation on behalf of management. He has successfully tried cases to juries and been lead defense counsel in complex multi-plaintiff employment actions. He also has appeared as a speaker before numerous business organizations and employee relations groups concerning labor and employment issues.

Mr. Gordon presented oral argument to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the employer in EEOC v. Waffle House, Case No. 99-1823, where the Court considered the impact of a private arbitration agreement on the EEOC's litigation remedies. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and following the University of North Carolina Tar Heels.

Published Works

•“EEOC v. Waffle House: A Short Retrospective,”American Bar Association Administrative Law Section's Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice (2004-2005)
• The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: Questions, Answers and Compliance Strategies, The Atlanta Lawyer (April 1991) [Author]
• Sexual Harassment Claims After Vinson, The Atlanta Lawyer (April 1987) [Author]
•“Retaliation Under Title VII: A Broader Definition Means Broader Exposure for Employers,” The Corporate Counselor

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May 19, 2015

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August 12, 2014

ATLANTA, GA (August 12, 2014) -- Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce Carla Gunnin has joined the firm's Atlanta office as Shareholder. Ms. Gunnin, who joins the firm from Baker Donelson, regularly litigates cases before federal and state...

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Office Information

David L. Gordon

1155 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 1000
AtlantaGA 30309-3600


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