Attorney Profile

Over 25-Years Experience In Optimizing Results

Skilled at fighting through to trial; and skilled at making the best settlement.


Licensed to practice before the California Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court (Central District, Eastern District and Southern District), U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Bar Associations

Chairman Committee for the Rights of Handicapped in the Media, Beverly Hills Bar Association; Member of Inn of Court for Advanced Litigators; Member of Los Angeles County Bar Association. Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, Panel of Construction Arbitrators.We limit the number of cases we take, so that we can dedicate the time and attention that each case deserves.

Educational Background

Graduate of Loyola University School of Law, 9th Circuit Editor of Loyola Law Review; California Court of Appeals –Clerk for Justice Clarke Stephens; undergraduate, University of California Santa Cruz, B.A. in Philosophy, Valedictorian, Highest Honors in Philosophy, College Honors; USC School of Architecture.

Representative Areas of Practice

Real estate, corporate, business, and entertainment litigation; over 20-years of trial experience; many complex and sophisticated cases, including, 4-month long corporate opportunity trial resulting in a $9.8 million dollar award; leading case on minor’s rights in film industry as to forced nudity on camera resulting in multi-million dollar settlement fund for 6 families; shareholder derivative suit in clothing manufacturing resulting in $1.2 million settlement; recently obtained $6.5 million judgment in Russian film distribution claim; 40-day fraud/legal malpractice trial resulting in a $600,000 judgment; employment/executive compensation litigation against a major insurer resulting in a $500,000 settlement package; numerous personal injury trials with awards in the $100,000 to $300,000 range.

Representative Clients

Real estate developers/contractors; Fiat/Ferrari Motors, Pfizer Chemicals; Home Insurance, Lloyds of London; Prudential Insurance Company; Air Ostravia (#2 airline in Czechoslovakia); Tailwind (Dallas); Entertainment industry: film companies, directors, writers and multi-media companies. Over 25-years of personal care and dedication. Always seeking to optimize results. Most of our cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning we are paid a percentage from the results of your case, and only after your case is successful.

Community Activities

Founding member of Bet Tzedek Legal Services Group, Former Vice President of Melrose Merchants Association. Legal counsel and director for Abbott Kinney District Association. Board Member and investor in The Hollywood Museum, Inc.

Volunteer news announcer for radio station KPFK, FM, PACIFICA RADIO: For a period of approximately 2 years, I both edited Reuters, UPS, and L.A. Times copy and then announced it over the air with my co-announcer, Sanford Fidel, Ph.D. During that period, KPFK received an award from the Southern California Broadcasters Association for having the best evening radio news program in Southern California.

Contributor to Doing Business by the World Bank Group. The project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational level. See certificate here.

Car Clubs (Classic Sports Cars): Active member of Southern California Cobra Club, Shelby American Cobra Club, Jensen/Jentlefolk Club for Jensen Interceptors.

Client Recommendations

Our experience with Mr. Gordon and his office has been nothing but exemplary – he is professional, caring, attentive, assertive, and his actions have exceeded our expectations. There is a great comfort in knowing that an attorney will actually listen to concerns then follow it up with righteous actions based on a genuine care for the person sitting in front of him. I cannot recommend his services enough. After speaking with a few offices regarding an issue, I knew that this was the only place that would actually provide results.

Araz B

I called Peter to explore getting legal help on an issue with my HOA. He was very friendly, informative, objective and honest about my situation in terms of the strengths and weaknesses of my case. He provided a very rough initial estimate of the costs and process. He also provided me with guidance on next steps as I make my decision on whether to pursue legal action. If I decide to hire an attorney, Peter would be at the top of my list given his strong knowledge, experience, professionalism, and fair prices.

Khoi H

Peter Gordon is a pleasure to work with: honest, straight forward, low key and knowledgable. When selling my house in his neighborhood I asked Peter to review and explain the contract and other real estate documents to me. I really appreciated Peter’s down to earth approach. He got right down to business and we moved through my documents very efficiently. However, Peter did not miss pointing out a number of details I need to attend to as I move towards closing … these are items I would probably not been on top of had I not had Peter helping me. I will definitely use Peter’s services in the future and am recommending him to several of my friends.

Julia I

I retained Peter in 2016 to help defend a real estate lawsuit against my firm. The plaintiff was demanding a $150K settlement and court litigation with a jury if we did not pay the full amount. Their attorney was extremely aggressive and demanding throughout the process, however Peter offered sound advice and strong counterattacks along the way. In the end, he negotiated down to a mere $6K settlement after many rounds of defeating blows to the plaintiffs. I would highly recommend him.

Scott R

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8052 Melrose Ave 2nd Fl
Los Angeles CA 90046
Phone: 323-651-2700
Fax: 323-651-3726