MARK GORDON is a founding partner of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. He has achieved a national reputation for his expertise in the area of risk management.
Mr. Gordon was instrumental in the creation of the firm’s Risk Management & Workers' Compensation Practice Group, which is engaged in the oversight of litigation for the firm’s clients globally and which has been designed to reduce the cost of risk. He is also a member of the firm's Litigation and Transportation Practice Groups.
Among the honors that Mr. Gordon received was his selection as a BTI Client Service All-Star for 2009, a designation afforded to only 176 lawyers in the United States in that year. The award was issued by the BTI Consulting Group after surveying corporate counsel at Fortune 1000 companies to identify lawyers who provide superior client service.
Mr. Gordon has served on the board of directors of several offshore group captives, where he provides risk consulting and litigation oversight. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the benefit of post-loss risk management, the benefits of captive insurance, litigation controls and other risk management tools. He has been published on the financial benefits of litigation oversight, fraud and collateral disputes.
Mr. Gordon has served as an expert witness for the Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau and the Pennsylvania Coal Mine Rating Bureau on risk exposure. He has also served as an industry expert on the issue of premium and collateral disputes.
Further, Mr. Gordon is routinely consulted and retained by an array of industries and the insurance industry for methods that are designed to reduce the costs associated with casualty losses.
From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Gordon served as National Counsel for General Electric on its occupational disease exposure. He has represented the insurance industry through the National Council on Compensation Insurance before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Gordon has also litigated insurance bad faith issues on behalf of insurance companies and insureds.
Mr. Gordon chairs annual events for the American Cancer Society.
Licensed since 1977
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 50 Attorney in Pittsburgh||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||N/A|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|AV® Preeminent™ Rated Attorney||LexisNexis||N/A|
|AV® Preeminent™ Rated Attorney||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Top Lawyer - Transportation||American Lawyer||N/A|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Cancer Society||Chair||2010 - Present|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Babcock & Wilcox Raises as Many Questions as It Answers||2013|
|Pietragallo Firm Newsletter||The Superior Court’s Decision in Patton v. Worthington Sounds Death Knell for Statutory Employer Defense and Elevates Construction Costs Throughout the Commonwealth||2013|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Patton Sounds Death Knell for Statutory Employer Defense||2012|
|Pietragallo Firm Newsletter||Workers' Compensation Fraud: Tilting At Fraud Mills No Longer Quixotic||2010|
|University of Pittsburgh||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|