ADAM K. GORDON is a Shareholder with Vandeveer Garzia with over 24 years of experience in defending insurance companies and their insureds throughout the State of Michigan in both State and Federal Courts. In his career as an insurance defense litigation attorney, he has represented both small and large insurance corporations in a wide variety of matters which range from catastrophic first party No-Fault automobile insurance claims to provider lawsuits. Likewise, he has defended hundreds of third party defendants in cases which range in severity from minor injuries to death.
Mr. Gordon holds degrees from Michigan State University (1988) and the University of Detroit School of Law (1991) where he served on the Moot Court Board of Directors. Mr. Gordon is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available.
Mr. Gordon is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (1991) and is admitted to practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan’s United States District Court (1991). He is also a member of the Association for Defense Trial Counsel (ADTC) and the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC).
Mr. Gordon began his career with Vandeveer Garzia, P.C. as a law clerk in the late 1980’s. He joined the firm as an associate from 1995 through 1999 where he tried dozens of cases to verdict. He left Vandeveer for a 17-year career with a competing law firm. In 2016, he returned as a Shareholder with a diverse clientele defending cases in various areas of law including Automobile Negligence, Premises Liability, Dram Shop Liability, No-Fault and Commercial Litigation. In addition, he is routinely called upon by corporate and insurance company clients to develop and conduct seminars on various law-related topics in Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and elsewhere.
Mr. Gordon serves as a Defense Arbitrator and as a Facilitator on a regular basis.
Outside the practice of law, Adam is an accomplished sailor and novice skier.