Gordon, Robert

  Southfield, Michigan, USA
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J.D., Boston University Law School, 1974


Professional Experience:


Rob was admitted to practice law in Michigan in 1974. Rob is a member of the firm and was a member of the Executive Committee from 1997 to 2000. He is currently a member of the Opinion Letter Committee, the Audit Letter Response Committee and the Technology Committee. He was previously chair of the Business Transactions Group and Attorney Development Committee.

Areas of Emphasis

Public and private business entities in all aspects of formation, governance and operation, including financing, general contracts, mergers, acquisitions and sales, e-commerce, securities filings, succession planning, consultation to directors, CEOs, COOs and principals.



* Member, American Bar Association - Section of Business Law and Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law

* Member, State Bar of Michigan - Corporation, Finance and Business Law Section

* Projects Editor, Boston University Law Review, 1973-74

* Lecturer, "Considerations in Buying or Selling a Business in Michigan", National Business Institute, Inc., September 30, 1994

* Lecturer, "Shareholder Buy-Sell Agreements", GrantThornton, Shared Professional Services, Summer Conference, 1992

* Instructor, Detroit College of Law, 1974-76

* Who's Who in American Law, 1985-1986

* Who's Who in Practicing Attorneys, 1989-1990

* Who's Who Worldwide, 1992-1993

* Who's Who Registry of Global Business Leaders, 1992-1993, 1993-1994

* Who's Who in the Midwest, 24th ed.

* Who's Who in the World, 1995-1996



Boston University Law School, JD cum laude,1974

University of Michigan,BA with honors,1971

Community Involvement


* United States Civil Rights Commission

Member, Michigan Advisory Committee, 1987-present


* Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith

President, Michigan Regional Advisory Board, 1987-1989

National Commissioner, 1989-present

Associate National Commissioner, 1986-1989

Vice Chairman, National Community Services Committee, 1988-1990

Member, National Law Committee, 1987-present


* Temple Israel, West Bloomfield, Michigan

Officer, 1996-present

Trustee, 1988-present

Chairman, Leadership Development Committee, 1988-1992

Co-Chairman, Future Planning Committee, 1992-1996


* Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Trustee, 1996-present

Federation/Synagogue Committee

co-chair, 1995-1997; member, 1994-present

Continuity Committee, 1996-present

CORE Committee, 1996-present

Alliance for Jewish Education, 1998-present


* Jewish Community Council Of Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan

Chairman, Church/State/Schools Issues Committee, 1992-1994

Co-Chairman, Domestic Relations Committee, 1991-1992

Board member, 1991-1997