Judith Gordon is the Director of Marketing and Professional Development at Buchalter Nemer, where she is responsible for business development and media relations initiatives at the firm. Gordon developed Buchalter Nemer’s Business Development Academy for associates and senior counsel, an internal mentoring program that teaches the attorneys fundamental business development skills, and enables them to build their own practices as they develop their legal expertise. Gordon co-teaches The Law and Your Life: Aligning Personal Values with the Practice of Law / Fundamentals of Professional Development with Professor Klee.
Gordon practiced law prior to segueing into business communications. She was Associate Director of Communications at the Milken Institute, an economic think tank in Santa Monica, where she co-authored Economic Prosperity, Women and Access to Credit: Best Practices in the Financial Market (2000), a Special Report commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council, the Advisory Panel to the U.S. President and Congress on economic issues important to women business owners. Gordon also writes and speaks to lawyers on issues of stress, and techniques that manage stress in practice. Her article, “Your Practice or Your Life—Overcoming Modern-day Stressors,” appeared in the Daily Journal. Gordon is a certified mediator and certified coach in Social and Emotional Intelligence.
Gordon earned her B.A. in Biology at Wayne State University (1976) and her J.D. from Wayne State University Law School (1981).