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Erick T. Gjerdingen is an associate Gordon Silver's Corporate & Real Estate Department. Mr. Gjerdingen primarily practices in the areas of real estate finance, real estate acquisitions, real estate leasing and commercial transactions. He also has experience representing creditors and debtors in corporate restructuring and complex insolvency.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gjerdingen served as a foreign legal intern in the Legal Aid Section of the Burma Lawyers' Council in Mae Sot, Thailand. There, he worked with Burmese laborers in Thai border factories on issues related to immigration and labor laws, and aided members of the Burmese government-in-exile in drafting opinions on Burmese constitutional issues and election law violations in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis.


Mr. Gjerdingen is a former faculty member at Burapha University's International College in Bangsaen, Thailand where he taught undergraduate courses in English and the humanities. Additionally, he reviewed international trade agreements for the Thai Ministry of Commerce.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 60%
    2 years
  2. Debt & Lending Agreements: 10%
    2 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    2 years
  4. Commercial: 10%
  5. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%

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Gordon Silver

3960 Howard Hughes Parkway
9th Floor
Las Vegas, NV, 89169


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono AwardLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2012
Kozolchyk AwardUniversity of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateGordon Silver2010 - Present
Summer AssociateGordon Silver2009 - 2009
Legal InternBurma Lawyers Council (Mae Sot, Thailand)2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Legal Aid Center of Southern NevadaVolunteer Attorney2012 - Present
Tribal Bar Association for the Intertribal Court of Southern CaliforniaFormer Member2011 - 2012
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Nevada State BarMember2010 - Present
American Constion Society for Law and Policy (University of Arizona Chapter)Former PresidentN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Arizona Journal of International and Comparative LawSuffocation Inside a Cold Storage Truck and Other Problems with Trafficking as ‘Exploitation’ and Smuggling as ‘Choice’ Along the Thai-Burmese Border2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Harvard UniversityTheoloigcal StudiesMA - Masters2004
Carleton CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2002