MARK GORDON is a founding partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. He has achieved a national reputation for his expertise in the areas of risk management, business litigation, transportation law and workers’ compensation. To that end, he has been repeatedly designated as one of the top 50 attorneys in Pennsylvania.
Mr. Gordon has been honored by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for his work in business litigation; has been named as a BTI Client Service All-Star, a designation afforded to less than 200 lawyers in the United States who have provided superior client service to Fortunate 1000 companies; and has been rated among The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 for his work in the workers’ compensation arena. LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell also recognizes Mr. Gordon as an AV Preeminent rated attorney, the highest rating available for any individual lawyer in both legal ability and ethical standards. He was most recently selected by ALM (the publisher of more than 20 international legal publications, including The American Lawyer) as one of the top-rated transportation lawyers in the United States.
Mr. Gordon created the firm’s Risk Management Practice Group, which is engaged in the oversight of litigation for the firm’s clients globally and which has been designed to reduce the costs of risk.
Mr. Gordon has served on the board of directors of several offshore captives, where he provides risk consulting and litigation oversight, in addition to his trial practice for captive members. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the benefit of post-loss risk management, the benefit of homogenous group captives, litigation controls and other risk management tools. He has published on the financial benefits of litigation oversight, fraud and collateral dispute issues.
Mr. Gordon has recently been appointed Chair of the Risk Control Group for Fleet Solutions, Ltd., a Best in Class homogenous trucking captive. He oversees casualty losses for the captive in this capacity. He also has been named to the board of directors for Smith Transport, Inc. and Franklin Logistics, Inc., entities which provide Best in Class motor carrier services to an array of industries throughout the United States.
Mr. Gordon has served as an expert on casualty risk assessment, insurance, insurance bad faith, collateral retention and other business matters. He has served as a Discovery Master for the Federal District Courts in Pennsylvania on insurance bad faith claims.
Mr. Gordon serves as a Senior Committee Member for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and has served as a voluntary executive for the American Cancer Society, hosting Premiere Events in the Pittsburgh region from 2005-2014. He was Co-Chair of the American Cancer Society’s North Palm Beach, Florida region for its 2016 Gala Event.