Mrs. Gordon was born and raised in Southern California and has primarily represented construction-related businesses in connection with a variety of litigation matters, including employment disputes, wage & hour, class action, mechanic’s lien, stop notice claims, contract disputes, construction defect and transactional work.
During Mrs. Gordon’s tenure at California Western School of Law, where she graduated cum laude in 2005, she was named to the Dean’s List five times, and was the recipient of two academic achievement awards, an academic scholarship, and a pro bono honors award. She served as a writer and editor of the California Western Law Review and the California Western International Law Journal.
Mrs. Gordon was an intern for the Civil Division of the United States Attorneys’ Office and the Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, where she gained substantial experience in civil, corporate, business and real estate litigation. Prior to joining Berger Kahn, Mrs. Gordon was with Andrade & Associates, a law firm specializing in construction law cases.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”||Los Angeles Magazine/Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Pro Bono Honors Award||California Innocence Project||2003|
|Attorney||Berger Kahn A Law Corporation||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Andrade & Associates, Aplc||2009 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|California Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Lawyers Club of San Diego||Member||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Association, Construction Law Section||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Attorney Journal||Attorney Journal Community News Features Berger Kahn Attorneys for Recognition to List of Super Lawyers “Top Women Attorneys”||2014|
|California Western School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of Arizona||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|MCLE Presentation||Overtime and Advertising Injury||2014|
|Sheet Metal Workers International Association||2-hour Sexual Harassment Seminars||2011|
|Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association||Abiding by Wage Order 16||2011|
|Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association||Service and Repair contracts: What you need to know||2011|
|Engineering Contractors' Association||Abiding by Wage Order 16||2011|
|Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association||Understanding Mechanic’s Liens and Stop Notices||2010|
|Engineering Contractor's Association||2-hour Sexual Harassment Seminars||2010|
|Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association||Avoiding common CSLB traps||2009|
|Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association||2-hour Sexual Harassment Seminars||2009|
|Defeated a class certification motion||Defeated a class certification motion|
|Jennifer successfully obtained a 12-0 defense verdict||Jennifer successfully obtained a 12-0 defense verdict|
|Obtained 100% contract damages plus interest||Obtained 100% contract damages plus interest|
|Settled an age and racial discrimination lawsuit for .01% of the employee's demand||Settled an age and racial discrimination lawsuit for .01% of the employee's demand|
|Successfully reduced a subcontractor's stop notice||Successfully reduced a subcontractor's stop notice|
|Successfully defended a general contractor||At the conclusion of the hearing, the administrative judge immediately dismissed all citations against the general contractor.|
Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney. Be the first to endorse your colleague!
Our Rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information we collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals. Attorneys who claim their profiles and provide Avvo with more information tend to have a higher rating than those who do not.
Years licensed, work experience, education
Peer endorsements, associations, awards
Publications, speaking engagements