Brad M. Gordon

Managing Partner, Chicago Office

Brad Gordon is the managing partner of the firm’s Chicago office. He focuses his practice on litigation, representing the interests of corporations and insurance companies throughout the United States. Mr. Gordon has extensive experience in all phases of complex litigation, as well as aggregation of mass tort claims. In addition to handling subrogation matters involving product failures and construction defects, Mr. Gordon has also prosecuted high-profile claims involving Ford Ignition Switches, Ford Speed Control Deactivation Switches and Torchiere Halogen Lamps.

Mr. Gordon takes great pride in his long standing relationships with clients as he leads them through all phases of litigation. He is also well-versed in resolving matters through alternative dispute resolution in forums such as the American Arbitration Association and Inter-Company Arbitration.

Mr. Gordon is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Indiana and Minnesota. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, the Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin, the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the Western and Eastern Districts of Arkansas, the Northern District of Texas, the District of Colorado and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1993 and his Juris Doctor from DePaul College of Law in 1997.

Mr. Gordon frequently presents and lectures at the National Association of Subrogation Professional’s annual conference, along with other regional insurance seminars. Recent presentations include Fundamentals of a Relationship between Origin and Cause Investigator and Attorney; Spoliation of Evidence; and Aggregation of Claims. Recently, he was a participant in an expert panel at the Annual Meeting of the Illinois Association of Arson Investigators, and was named to the IAAI Insurance Training and Membership Advisory Committee. In 2015, he achieved an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating, the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. In his spare time, Mr. Gordon has volunteered his time with the local YMCA and Y-ME programs, along with becoming involved with the Court Appointed Special Advocates program of Lake County, Illinois. Mr. Gordon also spends his time volunteering for the Lincolnshire Sports Association.


Education

  • University of Iowa, B.A 1993
  • DePaul College of Law, J.D. 1997

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Minnesota
  • United States District Court- Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court- Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court- Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court- Northern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court- Southern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court- Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court- Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court- Western District of Arkansas
  • United States District Court- Eastern District of Arkansas
  • United States District Court- Northern District of Texas
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals
  • International Association of Arson Investigators – Insurance Training and Membership Advisory Committee Member
  • Member of Counsel on Litigation Management
  • Institute of Forensic Investigation

Volunteer / Public Service

  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Lincolnshire Sports Association
  • Catholic Charities, volunteer
  • YMCA, volunteer

311 S Wacker Drive
Suite 1500
Chicago, Illinois 60606
(312) 551-0200

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