Jeffrey "Jack" Gordon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Tampa, FL

Maney | Gordon Trial Lawyers
 | 101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 3170
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-221-1366
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Consumer Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Jeffrey “Jack” Gordon is a highly skilled trial attorney who has been profiled among the TopLawyers© in the Bay Area by Tampa Bay Magazine and has twice been selected a Leading Attorney of the Southeastern United States in Forbes magazine. He has been se­lected for inclusion among Florida’s Legal Elite and recognized as one of the Top 100 SuperLawyers® in the state of Florida, and one of the Top 50 SuperLawyers® of Tampa Bay.  In 2016, Mr. Gordon was named the #1 Medical Malpractice Lawyer by his peers in Tampa Magazine

Four times Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar, Mr. Gordon is also certified by The National Board of Trial Advocacy as an expert in both Civil Trial Law and Civil Pre-trial Litigation. He is AV® rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Gordon earned a 2014 and 2015 National Litigator Award and is a Lifetime Member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum having achieved multiple seven figure jury verdicts and settlements. Mr. Gordon was honored in Florida Top Verdicts for having obtained the largest award in a lawsuit against a Dram Shop in 2011 (8.25 Million Dollars).  In 2016, Mr. Gordon was elected to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Mr. Gordon concentrates his practice in representing individuals who have been injured, and families of relatives who have been killed, as a result of medical malpractice, motor vehicle negligence, and defective products.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (10%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Consumer Law (10%): Auto Dealer Fraud, Consumer Protection

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Consumer Law: Auto Dealer Fraud, Consumer Protection

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Jeffrey Gordon

Admitted 1990, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://fightnegligence.com/attorneys/jeffrey-gordon/

Honors and Awards:

  • Trial Lawyers Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2015
  • Top 100, Florida Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 50, Tampa Bay Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Tampa's Top Rated Lawyers, The Tampa Tribune, 2014
  • Litigator Award, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, 2014
  • Profiled in "No Case is Too Complex", Forbes Magazine, 2012
  • Profiled, Top Verdicts, 2011
  • Named to Florida's Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine, 2011
  • Selected among the Best Lawyers in the Bay Area by Tampa Bay Magazine. July/August issue, 2010
  • Leading Attorneys of the Southeastern United States (Forbes Magazine), Goldline Research as published in Forbes Magazine, 2009
  • Chosen by The Legal News as among the top 3% of attorneys in the Nation, The Legal News, 2009
  • Recognition, Who's Who in American Law -Marquis
  • Named as Lifetime Member to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Rated AV Pre-eminent by Martindale Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified as in Pre-Trial Litigation by the National Board of Civil Pre-Trial Practice Advocacy, 2012
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2011
  • Three times Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in Civil Trial Law (2001; 2006; 2011)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Bar Association, Member, 1990 - 2015
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Member, 1992 - 1992
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section, Member, 1992 - 2012
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1992 - 2015
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1998 - 1998
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • RIF (Reading is Fundamental); Animal Legal Defense Fund

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • September 2016.  Mr. Gordon spoke to Florida Lawyers on topics of Opening Statements and Direct Examination, Summation, and Jury Instructions during which time he lectured and provided exemplar strategies from his actual trial transcripts., Featured Speaker, Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation, NBI, 2016
  • June 2016.  Mr. Gordon served as speaker in this full day seminar attended by lawyers from counties throughout the State of Florida during which time he lectured and fielded questions on topics of Jury Selection, Presentation of Evidence, and Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses., Lead Lecturer, Advanced Trial Tactics, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Subjects of Lay and Expert Opinion, Scientific Evidence, and Evidentiary Privileges at the annual Florida Evidence Workshop for Florida Attorneys and Paralegals, Faculty Speaker, Foxmoor Continuing Education, 2015
  • "Essential Elements of Valuing the Personal Injury Claim"., Featured Speaker, NBI, 2015
  • Lead Lecturer for NBI's annual "Personal Injury From Start to Finish" seminar, Faculty, 2012
  • Presentation entitled "Rights and Responsibilities of Plaintiffs in Personal Injury Cases" to 80 certified paralegals on the second day of the PAF Annual Convention in Tampa, Paralegal Association Of Florida, 2012
  • Lectures on the subjects of jury selection, opening statements and summations for attorneys throughout the State of Florida at the "Advanced Trial Tactics" full-day seminar, Faculty, NBI, 2012
  • "What Civil Court Judges Want You to Know", Moderator, NBI, 2011
  • Lectured to attorneys from more than 15 states in his presentation of "Effectively Introducing and Excluding Evidence", Faculty, Rossdale, 2011
  • Personal Injury Trial from Start to Finish, Evidence and Trial Presentation of Tort Claims, 2010
  • Featured Speaker, Cross Examining the Expert Physician and Hostile Witness, National Business Institute, 2010
  • Keynote Speaker, Personal Injury Trial from Start to Finish, NBI, 2010
  • Newkirk v. Hannah: Collateral Source Set Off in the Age of No-Fault, Lawyer, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1996
  • Author/Faculty, Effective Evidence Presentation at Trial, National Business Institute
  • "Essential Elements of Valuing the Personal Injury Claim", Featured Speaker, NBI

Educational Background:

  • Tulane University, B.A., English, 1986

Industry Groups

  • Academy Of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
  • Office Location for Jeffrey "Jack" Gordon

    101 East Kennedy Boulevard
    Suite 3170
    Tampa, FL 33602

    Phone: 813-221-1366

     

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