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General business matters including breach of contract claims involving many types of businesses, including those in the entertainment, pharmaceutical and technology industries, as well as non-profits and municipalities.

Claims by limited partners against general partners in real estate, oil and gas, and family limited partnerships.

Claims by minority shareholders for breach of fiduciary duty and oppression.

Claims for breach of asset purchase agreements involving supply and/or indemnification issues among private and public companies as well as private equity organizations.

Disputes involving the buyouts and break-ups of professional practice groups of doctors, dentists, and lawyers.

Disputes between franchisees and franchisors regarding territory, termination of franchise agreement, unfair competition, and breach of contract.

Fraud claims for false advertising in the fast-food industry. Valuation disputes involving business interests, real property, art, and other valuables.

Dispute over value and ownership of foreign business interests and publishing rights.

Disputes over partner buy-out provisions in a restaurant chain.

Disputes over purchase and demolition of homes and businesses located in a large commercial development.

Dispute over value of investment management firm among partners disputing their respective interests.

Dispute over value of warrants issued by an internet media company held by private equity investor.

Dispute over the value of licensing agreements entered into by a publicly held multi-media company.

Disputes between owners, architects, subcontractors, and general contractor relating to roof collapses, explosions and fires.

Multi-party, multi-million-dollar dispute, involving a sinking office building.

Dispute among multiple parties regarding structural integrity in partial collapse of a residence.

Dispute over delay damages in construction project.

Dispute between condo developer, homeowner association, and multiple homeowners over erosion under homes and common area.

Numerous claims between owners, general contractors, architects, designers, and subcontractors involving payment, change orders, defective work, defective design, delay and failure to perform in the construction of homes, schools, nursing homes, and large multi-family and commercial developments.

Discrimination cases (sex, race, age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, FMLA, ADA claims) involving hiring, termination, retaliation, and harassment claims.

Whistleblower claim involving violation of regulations in the waste disposal industry.

Qui Tam claim in the biotech industry.

Claim of sexual assault by CEO of publicly traded company.

Claims involving denial of university tenure.

Claims arising out of imposition of discipline on college students by university tribunal for sexual misconduct.

Claims of wrongful termination under collective bargaining agreements.

Claims regarding an executive exit plan and non-compete agreements.

Claims regarding environmental impact to wetlands in the operation of a sand and gravel pit.

Claims involving competing marina owners and environmental authorities.

Claims regarding environmental impact to wetland fauna and flora by housing development.

Disputes over health planning for a special needs child.

Dispute over validity and effect of foreign premarital agreements on accumulated assets in excess of $100,000,000.

Dispute over division of marital estate valued in excess of $1,000,000,000.

Dispute over value of partner’s ownership share in a hedge fund.

Dispute over value of ownership interest in a foreign real estate company with multi-national holdings.

Disputes between providers and insurers regarding claim processing, negligent processing, and/or arbitrary denial of claims.

Disputes over insurers denial of payment and/or recoupment of payments made, based on false or improper claims.

Disputes between plan sponsors and TPA’s ranging in value from $700,000 to $40,000,000.

Disputes regarding violations of ERISA in administration of health insurance plans.

Disputes between clients and brokers over negligent procurement of insurance.

Dispute over coverage in a contested claim of net business loss in excess of one million dollars.

Dispute over failure to pay death benefit.

Disputes over coordination of coverage in multi-party litigation.

Matters involving issues of liability, immunity, indemnification, in disputes involving: Sexual harassment and sexual assault of fire and police personnel by fellow employees.

Sexual assaults of student by teacher.

Section 1983 claims against police for excessive force.

Claims of false arrest.

Claims of negligent supervision by staff and teachers allowing the sexual assaults of student by other students.

Claims of physical injury due to unsafe and/or toxic conditions in school buildings.

Disputes involving injury and/or death arising from automobile, truck, and boat accidents, plane crashes, fire, premises liability and other allegations of negligence.

Medical malpractice claims involving injury or death during childbirth.

Medical malpractice claims involving reproductive issues, surrogacy, and artificial insemination.

Medical malpractice claims for failure to diagnose fatal illness in a 15 year old boy.

Medical malpractice resulting from incorrect diagnosis and life altering treatment.

Claim for wrongful death against physician for improper prescription for painkillers resulting in overdose and death.

Sexual assault claims against schools, employers, family members and friends, professionals, teachers, religious figures, and other authority figures.

Disputes involving condominium associations and developers.

Dispute between homeowners’ association and owners regarding maintenance of common areas.

Disputes over easements, boundaries, sales, ownership, and title.

Dispute over value and ownership of commercial real estate interests and partnerships.

Dispute over diminution in property value after construction of a spite fence.

Dispute over valuation of a leasehold after claims of constructive eviction.

Dispute regarding damage to land by surface water runoff from adjacent property.

Disputes over easement rights between abutting landowners and claims of adverse possession.

Dispute over construction of a marina after partial collapse of docks and pier.

Disputes between heirs including siblings, children, and spouses as well as charitable organizations, including claims of undue influence, theft, and forgery.

Claims against executors and conservators involving misappropriation of funds and/or breach of fiduciary duty.

Dispute between siblings over management and division of mother’s estate.

Disputes regarding undue influence in drawing of will among siblings, grandchildren and stepmother.

Disputes over distribution of trust proceeds among beneficiaries against trustee.

Dispute between brother and sister over power of attorney and possible conservatorship of father.

Dispute among heirs over value and division of estate property including art collection valued over $100,000,000.

Dispute between siblings in the removal of trustee of a trust benefitting their mother.

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Defendant’s counsel — Employment Discrimination Mediation

“Adaptation to the virtual format was flawless. The matter would not have settled without Judge Gordon’s fantastic skills as a mediator.”

Defendant’s counsel – Personal Injury Mediation

 

“Perfect temperament for this kind of case. Clients felt extremely comfortable. No one else but Judge Gordon could have settled this case.”

Plaintiff’s counsel – Sexual Assault Mediation

“As always Judge Gordon’s professionalism and manner were excellent. My client definitely felt as though his issues were heard and addressed. The Zoom experience was better than I could have imagined.”

Plaintiff’s Counsel — Business Dispute Mediation

“From the introductory comments by Judge Gordon to the conclusion of the mediation, Judge Gordon displayed impressive ‘people skills’ in guiding us to a successful conclusion. I will definitely be utilizing your services again.”

Plaintiff’s counsel – Wrongful Discharge Mediation

“This was a challenging and complex case. Judge Gordon was exceptional in bringing the parties together.”

Plaintiff’s counsel – Personal Injury Mediation

“The Judge should get combat pay for this one. She took some serious incoming from Boston counsel. As always, my client and I were very impressed by the Judge. Thank you for getting this case settled!”

Defendant’s counsel – Sexual Harassment Mediation

“As always, Judge Gordon did an excellent job of immersing herself in the facts of the case and then discussing the case at length with both sides. Thanks Judge!”

Defendant’s counsel – Business Dispute Mediation

“Judge Gordon and I have worked together many times. She is my #1. I emphasize to clients the personal connection Judge Gordon works to create.”

Plaintiff’s counsel – Personal Injury Mediation

“Judge Gordon did a tremendous job handling an emotionally charged case with a difficult adjuster (not mine) in the mix. I recommended her mediation services to my partners. Plus, she is a fan of Villanova basketball!”

Plaintiff’s counsel – Personal Injury Mediation

“I can’t tell you how pleased I am that we were able to settle this case. We were miles apart when we started. Her effort was phenomenal. I highly recommend her!”

Defendant’s counsel – Business Dispute Mediation

“Judge Gordon and I have worked together many times. She is my #1. I emphasize to clients the personal connection Judge Gordon works to create.”

Plaintiff’s counsel – Personal Injury Mediation

“Judge Gordon did a tremendous job handling an emotionally charged case with a difficult adjuster (not mine) in the mix. I recommended her mediation services to my partners. Plus, she is a fan of Villanova basketball!”

Plaintiff’s counsel – Personal Injury Mediation

“I can’t tell you how pleased I am that we were able to settle this case. We were miles apart when we started. Her effort was phenomenal. I highly recommend her!”

Defendant’s counsel – Business Dispute Mediation

“Another perfect experience. The Judge really went above and beyond with this one. A+++”

Defendant’s Counsel — High Net Worth Family Mediation

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