Mark Gordon

Partner

(412) 263-1838 (412) 263-4201
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Practice Areas

Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania

J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law

B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Speaking Engagements

Mark Gordon is a Founding Partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP.

Nationally recognized as a litigator, conversant, experienced and successful on both sides of catastrophic loss litigation, Mr. Gordon has been identified as one of the top 50 lawyers in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Gordon is recognized as a national figure in providing litigation and risk management services spanning from injured individuals to multi-national corporations.  From this background, he has consulted with insurers, policyholders and government agencies in the assessment of risk exposures.

In 2000, Mr. Gordon participated in the formation of one of the most successful transportation captive insurers in the marketplace, where he serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.  His efforts have resulted in significant reduction in insurance premium and funding requirements for his transportation, manufacturing and construction clients.

Operating at the intersection of corporate finance, insurance products and tort claims, Mr. Gordon has earned the confidence of c-suite executive, counsels general, risk managers and referring attorneys.

Mr. Gordon has been honored by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for his work in business litigation; he has been named as a BTI Client Service All-Star, afforded to less than 200 lawyers in the United States who have provided superior client service to Fortune 1000 companies.  Mr. Gordon has been rated among The Best Lawyers in America for over 25 years.  He has been selected by the American Registry as a Top Attorney in Pennsylvania, and by ALM as one of the top-rated transportation lawyers in the United States.

The subjects of lectures provided nationally and internationally by Mr. Gordon include the benefit of post-loss risk management, the benefit of homogenous group captives, litigation controls and other risk management tools that have effectively reduced the cost of risk.  He has published on the financial benefits of litigation oversight, the impact of fraud, fraud prevention, and collateral disputes between insurers, excess insurers and policyholders.

In addition to his position as Chair of the Risk Control for the captive insurance group, Fleet Solutions, Ltd., Mr. Gordon serves on the Board of Directors for several Best in Class national and regional trucking companies.  He is a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), a nonprofit committed to reducing the cost of claims and lawsuits against the trucking industry.

Mr. Gordon has served as an expert witness for various state Rating Bureaus to address casualty risk, insurance bad-faith, and collateral retention issues.  Recognized for his capability in insurance bad-faith claims, Mr. Gordon has been appointed as a Master by various federal courts dealing with insurance bad-faith claims.

Mr. Gordon’s civic activities included service as a voluntary executive for the American Cancer Society, and service on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board.

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Speaking Engagements

“The Unanticipated Impact of Innovation on the Motor Carrier Industry,” FS Ltd. (Orlando, Florida), September 18, 2019

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