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Overview

Overview

Rob Gordon is a business attorney in our Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Governance and Privacy & Data Security practice groups. He specializes in corporate law transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, formation, governance and operations, general contract, securities filings, and succession planning.

Rob’s client-centered approach focuses on drafting contracts and agreements that his clients can both read and understand. Through the use of state-of-the-art technology in his work, Rob is able to save his clients valuable time and money. He offers an empathetic ear and customizes each client’s strategy for their unique circumstances, often employing innovative yet cost-effective solutions to complex problems. He has worked with many high-profile and high-net worth individuals and maintains a relationship of the strictest of confidence to preserve their privacy. His clients are active internationally, including within Canada, Mexico, and France, in the purchase and sale of mid-market assets. He also consults with directors and owners regarding their responsibilities and provides succession planning, often with difficult family-related issues that he resolves amicably.

A revered mentor to our new associates, Rob is also an active member of the Metro Detroit community.

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
    J.D., cum laude
    Projects editor for the Boston University Law Review
  • University of Michigan
    B.S. with honors

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Court Admission

  • U.S. Federal Courts

Significant Matters

Significant Matters

  • Sale of Crest Marine to parent company of MasterCraft Boat Company
  • Sale of Hillers Grocery Stores
  • Acquisition of majority interest in Lannett Company, Inc., a generic drug manufacturer
  • Sale of Erb Lumber Company
  • Sale of Glastic Corporation to Rochling Materials Corp.
  • Sale of Durr AG Filtration Systems and Products Division to Barnes International, Inc.
  • Acquisition of Ann Arbor Machine Co.
  • Acquisition of Romar Industries, Inc. operating assets by Bolton Conductive Systems LLC
  • Sale of majority interest in Bolton Conductive Systems LLC to Stoneridge, Inc.
  • Sale of McClain Industries, Inc. assets
  • Acquisition of Flight Systems, Inc. Automotive Division

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
      • Opinion Letter Committee
      • Audit Letter Committee
      • Technology in M&A Transactions Subcommittee
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
      • Planning and Allocations Steering Committee, Chair
      • Local Agency Planning Division, Chair
      • Population Study Steering Committee
      • Executive Committee
      • Business Practices Committee
  • Jewish Federations of North America
      • Jewish Education and Engagement Committee
  • Union of Reform Judaism
      • North American Board of Trustees
  • Temple Israel, President 2006—2008
  • United States Civil Rights Commission, Michigan Advisory Committee
  • Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith, President, Michigan Regional Advisory Board, 1987—1989