Jeffrey Gordon

Jeffrey Gordon

Jeffrey
Gordon

Jeff Gordon is an Associate in Law and J.S.D. candidate at Columbia Law School. He works in constitutional theory, comparative law, torts, and legal philosophy. His scholarship focuses on intentional torts and free expression from a comparative perspective, and the law/equity distinction in the United States.

Prior to joining Columbia, Gordon taught constitutional and comparative law at several law schools in Australia. From 2012 to 2015, he practiced as a litigation associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and at Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP. In 2012 Gordon received his LL.M. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Bretzfelder Fellow. He wrote his dissertation on constitutional authority. Before commencing graduate studies, Gordon worked for Justice David Hodgson and Justice Ronald Sackville of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

Education
  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2012
  • LL.B., University of Sydney Law School, 2011
  • B. Sc., University of Sydney, 2008
Areas of Expertise
  • Constitutional theory
  • Comparative law
  • Torts
  • Legal philosophy
Publications
  • "Imprisonment and the Separation of Judicial Power: A Defence of a Categorical Immunity from Noncriminal Detention" in Melb. U. L. Rev., 2012.
Courses
LL.M. Legal Research and Writing