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Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1980, United States District Court New Jersey 1980, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1984. Recipient Certified of Achievement, Ironbound Committee Against Toxic Waste, Newark, 1985, Outstanding Volunteer Award Essex Newark Legal Services, 1985, Environmental Advocacy award, Work Environmental Council, 2007; inducted into West Orange Athletic Hall Fame.

Background

  • Gordon, Michael was born on October 12, 1953 in Newark. Son of Carl and Rose (Katz) Gordon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia University, 1975. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1979.

    Career

    • Adjunct professor Montclair State University, New Jersey, 1978—1979. Attorney New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, 1979—1980. Sole practice Montclair, 1980—1980.

      Partner Gordon, Gordon Professional Corporation, West Orange, since 1983. Special environmental counsel State of New Jersey cities of Newark, Ridgefield, Montclair, and Lafayette. Vis.lectr. Rutgers University, Newark, 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1980, United States District Court New Jersey 1980, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1984.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapter to book.

    Membership

    Volunteer attorney Legal Service of Essex, Newark, since 1984, Essex County Democratic Committee, 1987. Democratic candidate United States House of Representatives 11th district of New Jersey, 1990. Member Governors Emergency Solid Waste Task Force, 1990.

    Member Governor James McGrevey Transition Team on Environmental Issues, 2002. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement 1997), New Jersey Association Trial Lawyers (chairman environmental law committee 1986-1988).

    Connections

    • Married Arlene (Cahn), October 16, 1988. Children: Jeremy, Carmel, Sarah.
    • father: Carl Gordon
    • mother: Rose (Katz) Gordon
    • spouse: Arlene
    • children: Jeremy Gordon
    • Carmel Gordon
    • Sarah Gordon
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    Born October 12, 1953
    (age 64)
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