Andrew Patrick Gordon
|Andrew Patrick Gordon|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada|
March 12, 2013
|Appointed by||Barack Obama|
|Preceded by||Kent Dawson|
|Born||Andrew Patrick Gordon
June 24, 1962
San Francisco, California
|Education||Claremont McKenna College B.A.
Harvard Law School J.D.
Andrew Patrick Gordon (born June 24, 1962) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
Gordon was born June 24, 1962 in San Francisco, California. Gordon received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in 1984 from Claremont McKenna College. He received his Juris Doctor in 1987 from Harvard Law School. He worked at the law firm of Streich, Lang, Weeks and Cardon from 1987 to 1992. He then worked at the law firm of Dawson and Associates from 1992 to 1994. He was partner from 1997 to 2013 at McDonald, Carano and Wilson LLP, having joined that firm in 1994. His career focused on civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution with a primary emphasis on complex commercial disputes. He regularly served as an arbitrator and mediator.
Federal judicial service
On September 19, 2012, President Obama nominated Gordon to serve as a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, to the seat vacated by Judge Kent Dawson who took senior status on July 9, 2012. On January 2, 2013, his nomination was returned to the President, due to the sine die adjournment of the Senate. On January 3, 2013, he was renominated to the same office. His nomination was reported by the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 14, 2013, by voice vote. The Senate confirmed Gordon in a voice vote on March 11, 2013. He received his commission on March 12, 2013.
- "Attorney Andrew P Gordon - Lawyer in Reno NV". www.lawyercentral.com.
- "President Obama Nominates Three to the United States District Courts". 19 September 2012.
- "Gordon, Andrew Patrick - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
- "President Obama Re-nominates Thirty-Three to Federal Judgeships". 3 January 2013.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada