David A. Gordon serves on Latham & Watkins’ Executive Committee as one of two full-time Vice Chairs. In several leadership roles, he has helped shape the firm’s impressive growth into new markets and industries.
Mr. Gordon has served in senior leadership positions at Latham since 2000. Building on his robust practice as a project finance partner advising banks, financial institutions and private equity funds, he served as the Office Managing Partner of the New York office for 10 years. Since 2011, he has served full time as one of Latham’s two Vice Chairs.
As an influential member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Mr. Gordon has contributed to the firm’s growth and success. He was particularly involved in the expansion of the New York office and opening new offices in strategic markets, including Houston and Boston.
Drawing on his own considerable experience with energy, telecommunications and infrastructure industries, he has helped build Latham’s capabilities in the energy and life sciences industries, as well as with practices focused on emerging markets and FinTech.
Prior to serving as the Office Managing Partner in New York from 2000-2010, Mr. Gordon was a member of several committees, including the Associates Committee, Strategic Client Committee, Recruiting Committee and Diversity Leadership Committee. With a deep knowledge of the legal industry, from both a practice and a management perspective, he will continue to use his skills and savvy to serve Latham’s ongoing efforts to innovate, serve clients and maintain Latham’s reputation as a market leader across the globe.