Gordon D. Greenwood

Top rated personal injury attorney in Oakland, California

Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, A Professional Law Corporation
Gordon D. Greenwood
Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, A Professional Law Corporation

Practice Areas: Personal injury

Licensed in California since: 1988

Education: The George Washington University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2023

Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, A Professional Law Corporation

Jack London Market
55 Harrison Street, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94607 Visit website


Attorney Gordon D. Greenwood is a partner with Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, A Professional Law Corporation, in Oakland, California. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 32 years of total legal experience, Mr. Greenwood provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout California who have suffered serious injuries or illnesses associated with asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. He has also handled many claims involving construction accidents and medical malpractice.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Greenwood worked for more than eight years in the San Francisco Public Defenders Office as a trial attorney, and he gained invaluable trial experience handling over 50 jury trials. He also gained extensive experience representing his clients before administrative proceedings and other hearings, and he uses the trial advocacy he developed during this time to provide the highest level of counsel to his plaintiff injury clients.

From his efforts, Mr. Greenwood has helped recover millions of dollars in total compensation for individuals and families suffering needlessly through no fault of their own, and he has earned consistent recognition from his peers as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in his region. Moreover, he has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he feels a real sense of accomplishment being able to help so many get through some of the most difficult and uncertain times in their lives.

A 1985 graduate of Morehouse College, Mr. Greenwood obtained his Juris Doctor in 1988 from The George Washington University School of Law. He is a life member of the Charles Houston Bar Association and the National Bar Association, and he is active with many other local, state and national legal organizations. He also routinely conducts lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 100% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1988, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.kazanlaw.com/lawyers/gordon-greenwood/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • West Bay Local Development Corporation, Chair
  • Oakland Babe Ruth Baseball Association
  • Destined 2 Dance Performing Arts Company
  • Northcoast Express AAU Basketball Association
  • Mentor, Chabot Community College Daraja Project
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Lecturer, Willie Brown Academy Career Symposium
  • Lecturer, Fremont High School Street Law Program
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • National Association For The Advancement of Colored People, Life Member
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Alameda/Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • National Bar Association, Life Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Charles Houston Bar Association, Life Member
  • California, 1988
Educational Background:
  • Morehouse College, B.A., 1985

Office location for Gordon D. Greenwood

Jack London Market
55 Harrison Street, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94607

Phone: 877-995-6372


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2023

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