William Gordon is a partner in the Atlanta office of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. Mr. Gordon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1999 from the University of Alabama, and his Juris Doctorate in 2004 from New York Law School. Mr. Gordon was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2004, and the State Bar of Georgia in 2010. During law school, Mr. Gordon clerked for the Honorable William A. Shashy in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Alabama in Montgomery.
Mr. Gordon has represented employers in the defense of Title VII claims. Specifically, Mr. Gordon has participated in the defense of a hospital in a claim of racial discrimination, and the defense of a chiropractic clinic in a claim of gender discrimination. Mr. Gordon has also represented teachers and school system employees in a wide array of employment issues. These disputes were handled before arbitrators, Administrative Law Judges, and in trial and appellate courts. Such claims involved termination, suspension, licensing, drug testing, grievances and criminal charges. Mr. Gordon has participated in approximately thirty such arbitration proceedings, administrative hearings, and state court trials, with a successful outcome reached in twenty-seven of those proceedings.
University of Alabama, B.S., 1999
New York Law School, J.D., 2004
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 2004
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 2004
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2010
Georgia Court of Appeals, 2010