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.
Honors and Recognitions
David L. Gordon
•“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
In the News
May 19, 2015 Chambers & Partners
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide
May 19, 2015
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking...
August 12, 2014 Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis Lands OSHA Shareholder Carla Gunnin in Atlanta
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...
August 19, 2013 Jackson Lewis
David Hughes Joins Jackson Lewis' Growing Atlanta Office
August 19, 2013
ATLANTA, GA (August 19, 2013) - Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce David A. Hughes has joined the firm's Atlanta office as Partner. Prior to coming to Jackson Lewis, David was a Partner at Ogletree Deakins, where he concentrated his practice on...