Washington – Harold K. Gordon, a partner in Jones Day’s Business & Tort Litigation Practice and based in the Firm’s New York Office, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.
Harold Gordon has more than 25 years of experience successfully defending clients in multiple federal and state court jury trials, including groundbreaking trials in New York and other jurisdictions. He also has defended clients in SEC, state attorney general and internal board committee investigations, and enforcement proceedings and in high-stakes financial services and securities litigation matters. In 2014, Harold was selected as Courtroom View Network’s first "Defense Attorney of the Year" for being undefeated during the year in three critical jury trials. Harold is a former SEC Enforcement attorney and has served as an adjunct professor at New York’s Cardozo School of Law, where he has taught both pre-trial practice and trial advocacy.
The American College of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only fellowship of exceptional trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds from the United States and Canada. The College thoroughly investigates each nominee for admission and selects only those who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality. The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission. The College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings. Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province.
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.