Daniella Gordon represents defendants in state and federal court in cases involving alleged crimes of violence, drug crimes, and white collar crimes. Ms. Gordon has unique experience in the area of construction litigation and federal procurement, and has represented businesses and individuals in connection with investigations into alleged false claims. Ms. Gordon has successfully resolved numerous criminal and quasi-criminal actions, including the full dismissal of a Title IX sex assault complaint against a law student at a large public university, and the favorable resolution of a securities enforcement action involving a large Ponzi scheme, among numerous related proceedings. She has obtained acquittals in cases involving facts as diverse as alleged theft from a business partnership to driving while under the influence.
Ms. Gordon received a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Connecticut College. She is a graduate of the acclaimed Trial Practice Institute of the National Criminal Defense College. Before entering private practice, Ms. Gordon served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert G. Millenky, P.J.S.C., current Presiding Judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County. Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Gordon worked for renowned criminal defense and civil rights attorney, William Buckman, Esq. She later worked in Philadelphia as an attorney for one of the largest construction litigation law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region.
In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for NACDL, Ms. Gordon serves as Vice-Chair of the Construction Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is also Chair of the Legal Redress and Criminal Justice Committees of the Southern Burlington County branch of the NAACP. Ms. Gordon is fluent in Russian.
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