- Catastrophic Personal Injury
- Wrongful Death
- Medical Malpractice
- Trucking Litigation
- Premises Liability
Dedrick L. Gordon is the owner of the Gordon Injury Lawyers, a law firm conveniently located in downtown Chicago and the Art District of New Orleans. He concentrates his legal practice in several areas primarily involving a trial practice in cases involving serious personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.
Mr. Gordon is an Illinois and Louisiana licensed trial lawyer. Mr. Gordon grew up in Chicago, but maintains strong New Orleans roots. His father was born and raised in New Orleans, and his grandfather owned and operated a produce company in the French Quarters for many years.
Mr. Gordon has successfully recovered hundreds of substantial settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of injury victims and their families. Mr. Gordon has gained a reputation for his aggressive approach to helping his clients obtain the justice they deserve.
Mr. Gordon was named a 2023, 2022 and 2021 Illinois Rising Star Super Lawyer, an honor bestowed on only 2.5% of the lawyers in Illinois each year, and was featured in Chicago Magazine. This is the third year in a row Mr. Gordon has been named an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star for his outstanding work in personal injury litigation.
Mr. Gordon is a former associate of Nilson, Stookal, Gleason & Caputo, Ltd., a Chicago-based law firm with 30-plus years of representing individuals in serious injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death and workers compensation matters; that has successfully recovered several millions of dollars in jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of its clients.
Mr. Gordon served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Cook County Bar Association and member of the Membership Committee of the Cook County Bar Association.
Mr. Gordon is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, Cook County Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, and New Orleans Bar Association.
Mr. Gordon is a graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Mr. Gordon worked for the Consumer Protection Unit and Homeowner Protection Unit of the Indiana Attorney General's Office, and clerked for the Securities Division for the Indiana Secretary of State.
- Illinois, 2013
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2019
- Louisiana, 2021
- Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
- Juris Doctorate
- Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
- Bachelor of Science
- Major: Education
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Cook County Bar Association, Past Board of Directors Member
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2021
- Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2022
- Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2023
- Nilson Stookal Gleason & Caputo, Ltd, Associate Lawyer