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David Eliot Gordon, American Lawyer. Bar: California 1972. Trustee Center for Early Education, since 1997. Fellow Los Angeles County Bar Foundation (life, president 1984-1985, board directors 1980-1986); member American Bar Association (employee benefits committee since 1986), American College Tax Counsel, Los Angeles County Bar Association (tax section, president 1990-1991), National Association Bond Lawyers (board directors 1982-1984).

Background

Gordon, David Eliot was born on March 8, 1949 in Santa Monica, California, United States. Son of Sam and Dee Gordon.

Education

Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1969. Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1972).

Career

Worked at O'Melveny & Myers LLP (Los Angeles, California) specializing in General Civil Litigation, Appellate Practice, and Criminal Trials Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Administrative; Antitrust. Banking; Bankruptcy; Commercial.

Communications; Construction. Corporation and Corporate Financing. Environmental; Immigration and Naturalization.

Insurance Coverage Defense. Intellectual Property. International Business.

Labor and Employment. Employment Benefits; Media and Entertainment. Municipal, Municipal Zoning and Municipal Finance.

Natural Resources; Oil and Gas. Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition. Probate, Trusts and Estate Planning.

Public Utilities; Real Estate. Securities; and Tax Law. Admitted to the bar, 1972, California.

Member, Board of Editors, 1970-1972 and Articles Editor, 1971-1972, Harvard Law Review. Co-editor, ERISA Litigation Reporter, 1991—. Member: Los Angeles County (Chair, Tax Section, 1990-1991) and American (Co-Chair, Subcommittee on ERISA Litigation of Employee Benefits Committee of Section of Taxation, 1993-1994) Bar Associations.

Western Pension Conference. Life Member: Los Angeles County Bar Foundation (President, 1985-1986). O'Melveny & Myers LLP, founded over 110 years ago on January 2, 1885, is the oldest law firm in Los Angeles.

Since that time, we have grown from two attorneys in two rooms specializing in the local concerns of a frontier community to a firm of more than 500 lawyers involved in matters of regional, national and global concern.

Membership

Member, Board of Editors, 1970-1972 and Articles Editor, 1971-1972, Harvard Law Review. Co-editor, ERISA Litigation Reporter, 1991—. Member: Los Angeles County (Chair, Tax Section, 1990-1991) and American (Co-Chair, Subcommittee on ERISA Litigation of Employee Benefits Committee of Section of Taxation, 1993-1994) Bar Associations.

Western Pension Conference. Life Member: Los Angeles County Bar Foundation (President, 1985-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, squash, racquetball.

Connections

Married Mary Debora Lane, March 5, 1978.