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David L. Gordon


P 404-586-1845
F 404-525-1173


David L. Gordon is a Principal in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  He serves as 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

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association

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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August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

May 26, 2017
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Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S. The firm... Read More

August 15, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the... Read More

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May 11, 2017

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

May 11, 2017

The use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) raises a variety of complicated ethics issues for attorneys. Part I of this paper will review recent changes in technology and how ethics committees across the country have sought to apply the Rules of Professional Conduct in the evolving digital world, often resulting in inconsistent opinions... Read More