Kenneth I. Gordon

Mr. Gordon has been in practice for 20 years, specializing in the fields of employment discrimination and business torts. He has been selected for inclusion among the top five percent of lawyers in Massachusetts’ Super Lawyer rating system in the field of plaintiff’s employment litigators. For the past 10 years, he has been given an “AV” rating, the top designation for a commercial attorney, by / Martindale Hubbell. Mr. Gordon is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association,, as well as the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, He is currently on the Board of the Seventh Annual New England Regional Convention of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and is the chairman of its publicity committee.

For the past 10 years, Mr. Gordon has concentrated his efforts in solo practice, with the Gordon Law Office. This way he can concentrate his efforts on servicing his clients’ legal needs, rather than become involved in issues between or among partners. He concentrates in the areas of employment discrimination, including sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete and civil rights violations. His second specialty involves the area of commercial litigation, which ties in diverse areas such as disputes between businesses, disputes among shareholders, defense of enforcement actions such as security fraud investigations, construction disputes, development disputes, consumer protection and other disputes.

Mr. Gordon began his career with one of the most historic defense firms in Boston, 100-member Parker, Coulter, Daley & White in 1990. He was a member of the firm’s commercial litigation department, where he concentrated in the areas of securities fraud, professional non-medical malpractice, and construction and development disputes. He started the firm’s sports law group, representing professional hockey players. He moved to Perkins, Smith & Cohen In the mid-1990s, where he continued his practice in commercial litigation, but was introduced to the area of employment discrimination that he found interested him most.

Among the early cases he handled with Gordon Law Office, he assisted three female employees bring suit against their employer, a fast food franchise in New Hampshire, for sexual harassment. The case eventually settled for more than $500,000, the largest settlement of its kind at that time in state history. The firm has moved on to successfully handle matters involving sexual harassment of women, gay men, and straight men. He has experience in issues involving discrimination and wrongful termination on the basis of age and disability, as well as gender and sexual orientation. The firm also has depth of experienced handling matters involving covenants not to compete, whistle blowing under the Sarbanes-Oxley statute, and retaliation.Prior to joining the Massachusetts Bar, Mr. Gordon was a sportswriter with the Boston Globe, Sporting News, the Palm Beach Post and other publications. He is a current member of the Bedford (Mass.) Zoning Board of Appeals and the Bedford Cultural Council. He lives with his wife Breena, a teaching assistant in the Bedford school system, and his eight-year old son Brandon.