Gordon was born in Edmonton, Alberta and was raised in Canada, the United States and American Samoa. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (with distinction) from the University of Alberta in 1985 and graduated from the same University with a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1988.
Gordon’s law practice has primarily focused on corporate commercial law (financing, mergers and acquisitions) and real estate, including the purchase and sale of commercial buildings, property, subdivision and rezoning matters.
Gordon articled with a medium sized Edmonton law firm, Lucas Bowker and White (“LBW”) in 1989 and became a partner in 1995. LBW merged with Davis LLP, a Canadian national law firm in 2003. In 2007 Gordon was invited by a long-term client to become the CEO of the Golosky Group of Companies to assist in the growth and development of the companies. The Golosky Group of Companies were primarily located in Edmonton and Fort McMurray, Alberta and served various aspects of the oil sands industry. Many of the companies were sold to what is now Clear Stream Energy. Gordon resigned as the CEO in 2009 and associated with a small law firm from 2009 to 2012 when he was asked to join the Weiss Johnson Group of Companies as a minority owner and become the CEO. His role was to increase organizational effectiveness and to diversify and grow the businesses. During this time Weiss Johnson has been fortunate to experience significant profitable growth. In 2016 Gordon (along with Dennis Johnson and Mark Johnson) was fortunate to become a finalist for the 2016 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award.
In 2020 Gordon semi retired. He resigned as the CEO of Weiss Johnson and maintains the role of Corporate Counsel, on a limited basis.
In November of 2020 Gordon was asked to join, KMSC LLP, as counsel, on a part time basis.
Gordon has significant leadership experience in a number of charitable organizations. He is married to Tami and they are the parents of six children and (currently) eight grandchildren.
He is excited to use his business and legal experience to bring practical advice to clients of KMSC.