Philip Gordon Esq.

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Philip L. Gordon, who chairs Littler's Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group, has years of experience litigating privacy-based claims and counseling clients on all aspects of workplace privacy and information security. He has provided advice to businesses of all sizes on issues including surveillance of employees' electronic communications, workplace searches, location tracking and use of GPS-enabled devices, background checks, social media and other new technologies affecting the workplace, state data protection laws, how to respond to security breaches and cross-border transfers of human resources data.

Mr. Gordon also has substantial experience representing employers in disputes involving misappropriation of trade secrets, claims of unfair competition and charges of wrongful termination. In addition, he regularly counsels businesses on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act's Accessibility Guidelines and frequently defends businesses against claims of public accommodation discrimination.

Mr. Gordon writes extensively on workplace privacy issues and has given dozens of presentations on the topic. He is the principal author of Littler’s Workplace Privacy Blog. He taught privacy and data protection law as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado School of Law in 2004 and 2005. Prior to joining Littler, he was an associate and partner at two other law firms. He served as a judicial clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

Mr. Gordon received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.