Chris Gordon leverages his experience as a federal law clerk to deliver results through all stages of litigation, with experience advocating in high-stakes briefing to trial and appeals. Chris litigates business disputes, including corporate shareholder disputes, oil and gas lease disputes, construction and design-defect claims, guaranty and loan disputes, public bid disputes, and fiduciary-duty litigation. Clients rely on Chris to provide honest, business-savvy advice along with sophisticated courtroom representation.

Prior to entering private practice, Chris served as a law clerk for both federal appellate and trial court judges. As a law clerk, Chris worked on matters ranging from First Amendment claims to class action litigation to excessive-force claims. He clerked under the Honorable James L. Graham of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and under the Honorable Alan E. Norris of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Clients trust Chris with their most difficult issues with emerging technologies. Chris is a CIPP/US certified data privacy professional. He advises clients on data privacy issues, is at their side in the midst of a data breach, and litigates data-privacy and data-breach actions. Chris also advises clients on cryptocurrency-related matters, and has litigated a first-of-its-kind cryptocurrency insurance-fraud case, resulting in a significant recovery for a carrier. Currently, Chris stays on the leading edge of artificial intelligence issues, helping to lead the firm’s efforts in this new space.


The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., cum laude (2014)

The Ohio State University, B.A. in Geography and International Studies, cum laude (2010)


Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America® – Corporate Transactions (2022–2024)

Rising Star, Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters®  Ohio, Business Litigation (2023)

Professional Activities

Counsel, Appellate Rules Committee, Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Practice and Procedure (2018–2024)

Board Member, Mercy Medical Center Cambodia (2023–Present)

Member, Federal Bar Association

Member, Ohio State Bar Association


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Christopher P. Gordon

  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291


  • State of Ohio (2014)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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