Leonard L. Gordon

Venable (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Len Gordon is a partner in Venable‚Äôs Antitrust and Advertising and Marketing groups. An experienced litigation attorney, Mr. Gordon has more than 20 years of experience in government and private practice. Prior to joining Venable, Mr. Gordon spent seven years at the Federal Trade Commission, most recently as the Regional Director for the Northeast Regional Office in New York City. At the FTC, Mr. Gordon managed the Northeast Regional Office in matters including case selection; case management; and supervision of all attorneys, investigators and support personnel. He served as the liaison to the Bureau of Competition, Bureau of Consumer Protection, and other law enforcement and community groups. In private practice, Mr. Gordon has represented manufacturers, retailers, service providers and financial institutions in state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation, as well as before the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission and in Department of Justice investigations. He has also represented physicians and drug manufacturers in medical malpractice and pharmaceutical products liability litigation.

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Venable (Washington)
Venable (Washington)


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Leonard L. Gordon, Lisa Jose Fales, Robert P. Davis The US FTC seeks divestiture and conduct remedies before approving an acquisition in the highly concentrated market of commercial real estate information (CoStar / Loopnet)


After a year of scrutiny, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) resolved its competitive concerns over the merger of two firms that provide commercial real estate (CRE) listings and other data. In April 2011, CoStar Group, Inc. announced plans to acquire LoopNet, Inc. for approximately $860 (...)

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