Noah Gordon

associate | portland | LICENSED IN Oregon

Attention to Detail Counts

Noah joined our firm after working in the Marion County District Attorney’s office as a court-certified law clerk, managing a case load of twenty to thirty cases. While there he represented the State in all aspects of juvenile delinquency cases from intake to trial, prosecuting all levels of offenses from violations to Class A felonies, preparing and arguing pretrial motions, and researching and drafting memoranda for Deputy District Attorneys and presentation to Marion County police chiefs to provide guidance for office policy and local law enforcement of ever-changing drug laws.

Noah ranked second in his law school class and received the American Bankruptcy Institute Award and won the Bruce Spaulding Trial Competition. He was Student Bar Association Second Vice President and a member of the Moot Court Board.

Noah enjoys watching baseball, mixed martial arts, and exploring the scenic beauty of Oregon with his wife and dog. He’s a long-time, die-hard Seattle Mariners fan.

Education

  • Willamette University College of Law – J.D., magna cum laude, 2016
  • Portland State University – B.A., magna cum laude, 2012

Bar / Court Admissions

  • Oregon State Bar, 2016
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon, 2017

Organizational Memberships

  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute

Articles/Case Notes

  • “Oregon Supreme Court Bolsters the ‘Four-Corners Rule’ in Determining Insurer’s Duty to Defend,” The Verdict, Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, 2017 Issue One

Notable Litigation Victories

  • Business Owner Summary Judgment: Successfully obtained summary judgment based on issue of fact for defendant business owner in a slip-and-fall case.
  • Voluntary Dismissal With Prejudice: Shareholder Dan Hasson and associate Noah Gordon convinced plaintiff’s counsel to dismiss with prejudice all charges against their client within four months of the complaint being filed.
  • Landlord-Tenant Partial Summary Judgment: Associate Noah Gordon drafted a motion for partial summary judgment against claims brought against his client for violation of the Oregon Landlord-Tenant Act. Plaintiff’s counsel conceded the partial summary judgment argument at mediation, drastically lowering the settlement value of the case.