McCollum, Crowley, Moschet, Miller & Laak, Ltd.

Gary J. Gordon

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Of Counsel
phone (952) 345-9822
fax (952) 345-9823
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Mr. Gordon has been practicing law for 35 years and serves of counsel in the McCollum Crowley firm. Since the early 1980's his practice has included fire and explosion litigation in 21 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. He has tried scores of cases to verdict. Mr. Gordon was one of the first lawyers to be certified as a civil trial specialist by the state of Minnesota. He has been elected to membership, since 1986, in both the International Association of Defense Counsel and the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Gordon is the author of Products Liability Litigation (Mason, 1980). He is a frequent lecturer to legal and other groups, including the National Fire Protection Association, on topics such as scientifc testimony, expert witnesses, trial tactics and litigation management.

Areas of Practice:
Complex Litigation in State and Federal Courts
Products Liability
Class Actions
Mass Torts
Fire & Explosion Litigation
Professional Negligence
Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury
Bar Admissions:
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1972

Brooklyn College, 1967

Published Works:
Products Liability Litigation, Mason Publishing Co., 1980

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Lecture, Litigation Management

Lecture, Class Actions

Lecture, Mass Disaster Litigation

Lecture, Products Liability

Lecture, Trial Tactics

Lecture, Evidence

Lecture, Statistical Evidence

Lecture, Scientific Evidence

Lecture, Design Defects

Lecture, Deposition and Cross Examination of Cause & Origin Experts, Economists and Statisticians

Lecture, Science in the Courtroom

Lecture, Class Action Fairness Act

Lecture, Removal of Class Actions to Federal Courts

Honors and Awards:
"Super Lawyer", Minnesota Law & Politics, 2001 - 2014

A/V Individual Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Board of Trial Advocates

International Association of Defense Counsel

American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Minnesota Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Wisconsin Bar Association