Eric A. Gordon

Chair, Labor and Employment Practice Group


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Eric Gordon is the chair of Akerman’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, a national team representing employers in legal compliance, dispute prevention, and employment litigation throughout the United States. An experienced litigator, he represents Fortune 500 companies operating in the hospitality, healthcare, retail, and telecommunications sectors, with substantial experience in federal and state jury trials, class actions, arbitrations, and defending claims before administrative agencies.

In addition to his litigation experience, Eric provides clients with valuable day-to-day preventive counseling on compliance and avoiding lawsuits, offering in-house training programs on topics such as hiring/firing, sexual harassment, diversity, Family and Medical Leave Act, discrimination, and wage and hour compliance.

Eric is the creator and moderator of the Akerman HR Hospitality Roundtable, a biannual forum on employment and labor issues for human resources professionals in the hospitality sector.

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