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Jesse B. Gordon

Overview

Jesse Gordon is an attorney focusing his practice in the areas of construction law, government contracts and banking and financial institutions.

In his practice, Jesse represents contractors, subcontractors, owners and design professionals before courts, at arbitration, in mediation and before contracting boards. He has worked on cases concerning Dulles Airport, the Pentagon, Tysons Corner Center Mall, and Princess Anne Hospital.

Jesse has experience in cases concerning school buildings, private residences, hotels, wastewater treatment plants, and numerous other construction matters. His experience includes cases involving many different trades, including site work, electrical, mechanical, MEP design, pile installation, window installation and various finish trades. Jesse also specializes in representing banks and financial institutions in litigation.

Obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of an electrical subcontractor for the full amount of its claims and almost the entirety of its attorney fees in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Notably, the court held that an attorney fees provision in a subcontract would be enforced against a surety.

Represented site work contractor in three-day arbitration resulting in recovery of substantially all claims, including contract balance and extra work. Additionally, defeated all back charges.

On behalf of a regional bank, resolved in excess of $30 million in related loans that were guaranteed by 26 defendants on favorable terms.

In the United States District Court for Maryland, obtained dismissal of $1.5 million lawsuit on behalf of a major credit card company, where the cardholder alleged breaches of the cardholder agreement and other torts.

  • Virginia State Bar, Construction Law Section Newsletter Committee and 2nd Circuit Committee on Resolution of Fee Disputes
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Virginia Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Coastal Virginia's Top Lawyers, Construction, 2017
  • Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016 & 2017
  • Virginia's Legal Elite, 2016
  • Lead Hampton Roads Graduate, 2014
  • Virginia Associated Builders and Contractors, Networking and Involvement Committee
  • Red Cross of Coastal Virginia, Board of Directors
  • Norfolk Collegiate School Alumni Association, Board of Directors
Jesse B. Gordon jgordon@pendercoward.com Attorney Pender & Coward, P.C. Office: (757) 490-6266 Mobile: Fax: (757) 502-7361 https://www.pendercoward.com/media/1056/morgan-duplain-jesse-gordon-construction-law-lawyer-pender-coward-virginia-beach-va.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=350&height=274&rnd=131158295320000000