Gerald M. Gordon: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Gerald M. Gordon

Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(702) 796-5555

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Creditors' Rights
University University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., 1970
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Los Angeles, J.D., 1973
Admitted1973, Nevada; U.S. District Court, Nevada; U.S. District Court, Arizona; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Arizona; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Nevada; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Mississippi; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Delaware; U. S. Bankruptcy Court, New Jersey; U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York

Mr. Gordon is a shareholder in and is the chairman of the firm's Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department. As one of the most influential and accomplished attorneys in Nevada, Mr. Gordon remains a prominent figure in the courtroom and business community. Throughout his three decades of legal service, the firm's Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department has become synonymous with business restructuring and bankruptcy in Nevada.

Mr. Gordon has either been lead counsel or integrally involved in all aspects of the firm's complex insolvency practice. Mr. Gordon and the Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Department have acted as lead debtor's counsel for several major resort properties including the Herbst Gaming Group, Black Gaming Group, Stratosphere Hotel & Casino, Maxim Hotel & Casino, Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Riviera Hotel & Casino, Fitzgerald's Gaming Corp., American Wagering (Leroy's Sports Book) and Hooters Hotel & Casino.

Mr. Gordon's diverse practice includes representing the debtors, committees or operating trustees in other significant non-gaming bankruptcy cases such as Las Vegas Monorail, Ahern Rentals, Sunworld International Airways, MAXjet, Pegasus Gold Corp., Wayne Newton, Mega-C Power Corp., USA Commercial Mortgage and Mountain Shadows Resort.

Creditor and other significant representations have included such matters as National Airlines, Enron, London Fog, MaxJet Airlines, Stations Casino, Majestic Casinos, Siena Hotel & Casino and Lake Las Vegas bankruptcies.

A certified specialist in business bankruptcy law by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification, Mr. Gordon has lectured extensively on both gaming and non-gaming related bankruptcy issues, including before the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges.


Mr. Gordon has been voted among the Best Lawyers in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law for 25 years, and received the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating for his ethics and legal ability.

AV® Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®

American Bankruptcy Board of Certification, Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy

Best Lawyers of America 2013 and 2014 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Las Vegas

Mountain States Super Lawyers®, 2007-2013; Listed as Top 100 in 2013

Nevada Business: Legal Elite, 2012-2013

Clark County Bar Association's "40 Years Club" Inductee, 2013

Vegas INC: Top Lawyers 2013


Nevada State Bar Association, Member

Clark County Bar Association, Member

Jewish Federation of Las Vegas, Board Member

Congregation Ner Tamid, an organization dedicated to community service, Past President


Author, "Basic Bankruptcy in Nevada and Creditors Rights and Protection of Security Interest in Bankruptcy"

Co-Author, "Bankruptcy Trends in the Gaming Field," Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, May/June 2001


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Office Information

Gerald M. Gordon

3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, 9th Floor
Las VegasNV 89169-5978


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