Law360 and the Triangle Business Journal are among the media outlets that recently reported on Gordon & Rees's new Raleigh, N.C., office, which opened on Aug. 26.
“We’ve represented a number of clients who are based here in other parts of the country over the years, and we’d like to represent them in their home state,” said Tom Packer, managing partner of the Raleigh office and the firm's general counsel. "We’re one of the few national litigation firms with a presence here, so it’s an area that is attractive to us,” Packer told Law360.
Packer, who has handled matters for the past 31 years in the firm’s San Francisco and Portland offices, is joined in Raleigh by partner Jeff Melcher and other associates and senior counsel.
Gordon & Rees’s expansion across the country is part of its long-term plan to open offices in key locations of importance to clients. Since 2000, Gordon & Rees has nearly tripled in size, added more than 20 offices outside California, and has a major office in eight of the 10 largest cities in the United States. In 2012 alone, Gordon & Rees opened seven new offices and, earlier this year, launched a Philadelphia office. Further expansion is expected in the coming months.
Founded in San Francisco in 1974, Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 525 lawyers and 29 offices in 19 states. In 2013, The National Law Journal ranked the firm 95th on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 139 on its Am Law 200 list and at No. 21 on its Diversity Scorecard. Gordon & Rees also has been ranked as a “BTI Client Service All-Star” for the past two years and a “Litigation King” by Corporate Counsel magazine on its 2012 list of who represents Fortune 100 companies.
To read the articles on Gordon & Rees's Raleigh office, click the links below.
Triangle Business Journal
Gordon & Rees law firm opens Raleigh office
Gordon & Rees opens new office in Raleigh
Gordon & Rees Branches Out to North Carolina
IADC News & Events
Gordon & Rees Continues National Expansion With New Raleigh, N.C. Office
Gordon & Rees Continues Expansion With New Raleigh Office