Ken Gordon (American politician)

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Ken Gordon
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 21st Middlesex District
Assumed office
Preceded by Charles A. Murphy
Personal details
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Breena Daniell
Children 1
Residence Bedford, Massachusetts
Alma mater Northeastern University
Suffolk University Law School
Occupation Attorney

Kenneth I. Gordon (Born November 4, 1959) is an American state legislator representing the Middlesex 21st District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The Middlesex 21st District includes Burlington, Bedford, and Wilmington's Precinct 3. He is a Bedford resident and a member of the Democratic Party.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Gordon graduated from Ledyard High school in 1977 before going on to attend Northeastern University. After graduating from Northeastern with a degree in journalism, he worked as a sports writer and editor for the Boston Globe, the Palm Beach Post and Evening Times, and The Sporting News magazine.[2]

Gordon attained his JD cum laude at Suffolk University Law School. After working at various law firms, he chose to open Gordon Law Office in 2000. Gordon specializes in workplace discrimination and harassment. He is a former member of the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association and National Employment Lawyers Association.

In addition to serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Gordon is a practicing attorney with Gordon Law Office specializing in claims of employment discrimination and disputes among and within businesses.

House of Representatives[edit]

Gordon was elected to serve in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2012. As a Representative, Gordon is the Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Election Laws and also serves as a member of the Joint Committee on Transportation, the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses, and the House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets.[3]


Gordon lives in Bedford with his wife, Breena Daniell, and their son. In Bedford, he served as vice-chair of the Zoning Board, and is past chair of the Bedford Cultural Council. Gordon was a long time volunteer for Bedford’s All Night Graduation Party.

He hosts Rappin' with the Rep, a monthly cable access show on Burlington Community Access Television.[4][5][6]