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Robert Jay Gordon

Robert Jay Gordon, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1974, United States District Court Michigan. Trustee Temple Israel, W. Bloomfield, Michigan, since 1988, officer, since 1994; board directors Jewish Community Council Metropolitan, Detroit, 1991—1997, Jewish Welfare Federation Metropolitan, Detroit; Member of American Bar Association, United States Civil Rights Commission, Michigan Advisory Committee, Michigan Bar Association.

Background

Gordon, Robert Jay was born on December 22, 1949 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of Irving Edward and Bertha Mae (Finkelstein) Gordon.

Education

University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 1971). Boston University School of Law (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1974).

Career

Worked at Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, Professional Corporation (Detroit, Michigan) specializing in Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Finance Law. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Michigan. Staff Member, 1972-1973.

Projects Editor, 1973-1974, Boston University Law Review. Instructor, Detroit College of Law, 1976-1977. Member, Michigan Advisory Committee, United States.

Commission on Civil Rights. National Commissioner, Anti-Defamation League. Trustee, Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit.

Officer, Temple Israel, West Bloomfield, Michigan. Member: State Bar of Michigan (Member, Corporation Subcommittee, Business Law Section, 1981—). American Bar Association.

Membership

Member, Michigan Advisory Committee, United States. Commission on Civil Rights. National Commissioner, Anti-Defamation League.

Trustee, Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Detroit. Officer, Temple Israel, West Bloomfield, Michigan. Member: State Bar of Michigan (Member, Corporation Subcommittee, Business Law Section, 1981—).

American Bar Association.

Connections

Married Barbara Lynn Tobias, June 25, 1972. Children: Arianna Lea, Zachary Issac Eli, Benjamin Howard.