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Litigation: General Commercial - Illinois
"David is an outstanding civil litigation lead. He is well versed in the state of the law in this area and is able to divine the likely outcomes and thus provide effective counsel.""An outstanding commercial litigator and a wise counselor on numerous issues."
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DAVE GORDON has led winning teams in numerous high-profile cases involving challenging financial, economic, and accounting issues. He is the head of the Sidley’s Litigation group in the firm’s Chicago office and the co-leader of the firm’s global Accountants and Professional Liability practice. Dave’s experience spans a variety of substantive areas, including commercial litigation and disputes, professional liability actions, and securities and shareholder derivative litigation. Dave is an experienced trial lawyer and has served as lead counsel in numerous high-stakes federal and state court proceedings, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings. Dave has prevailed on dispositive motions in cases with alleged damages totaling billions of dollars. He has won at trial for both plaintiffs and defendants, including obtaining a $62 million judgment as a plaintiff and obtaining complete defense victories. Dave also has extensive experience with government investigations, successfully representing institutions and individuals before the SEC, the DOJ, the PCAOB, and other authorities. He also regularly conducts investigations of alleged employee or corporate wrongdoing for corporations, boards, and board committees.