Matthew T. Gordon is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. He joined the firm in 2015.
Mr. Gordon also maintains an active pro bono practice. In 2017, he helped suppress his client’s coerced, false confession and had his client’s double-murder conviction vacated after nearly 20 years of wrongful imprisonment. In addition, Mr. Gordon participates in Jenner & Block’s Domestic Violence Pro Bono Program.
Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Gordon received his BA, Phi Beta Kappa, and with highest distinction and high honors, from the University of Michigan in 2011. Mr. Gordon received his JD, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 2015, where he served as coordinating comment editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Gordon was a 2011-12 City Year corps member, working as a team leader at a high school in Detroit, Michigan.
Mr. Gordon is a member of the Illinois bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois.