Kenneth W. Gordon

Ken Gordon has been practicing law in Rochester since 1986 and has served as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the US Department of Justice since 1996.  Mr. Gordon has extensive experience representing both debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases. He has also worked closely with individuals and businesses to restructure or workout debts outside of bankruptcy.  As a Trustee, Mr. Gordon has supervised the administration of thousands of cases and prosecuted hundreds of adversary proceedings.  He has lectured at national, state and local seminars and conferences on a wide array of bankruptcy issues.

Mr. Gordon has an active business and real estate practice and has helped many families and individuals buy and sell homes.  Mr. Gordon has also worked closely with many small business owners in the formation of corporations and acquisition and sale of assets.  Mr. Gordon has for years worked with many health care professionals on partnership, employment and other contract issues.

Mr. Gordon presently serves as Attorney to the Town of Brighton, serves as counsel to the Town Board and also serves as attorney to the Town’s Historic Preservation Commission.  From 1999-2003, Mr. Gordon was a councilman on the Brighton Town Board and previously served on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Brighton Ambulance where he also volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Mr. Gordon is past co-chair of the Monroe County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee.  He has been appointed by the President of the Monroe County Bar Association to serve on the Fee Arbitration Committee where he mediates and arbitrates fee disputes between lawyers and their clients.  Mr. Gordon has also served as an arbitrator in Rochester City Court.

Mr. Gordon graduated cum laude from Albany Law School in 1986 and clerked for two years at the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department.

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