Gordon L. Blair

Shareholder || Birmingham

Gordon L. Blair has 20 years’ experience partnering with management on the full spectrum of labor, employment, and general liability matters.  He regularly works with company executives and human resources directors to develop practical strategies for resolving difficult employment/workforce issues and limiting general legal and other risks. Gordon is also a litigator with a track record of successfully representing businesses in matters ranging from administrative proceedings to federal and appellate litigation. He has successfully defended clients in ADA, ADEA, Title VII, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA, USERRA, state retaliatory discharge, construction defect, breach of contract, premises liability, personal injury, and wrongful death litigation.  Winning results include defense verdicts and countless summary judgment awards.  Industries include: higher education, construction, manufacturing, retail, communication, healthcare, and defense.  Gordon is very proud of the longstanding, strong ties he has been fortunate to develop with many clients, along the way.

When not serving clients as a counselor or litigator, Gordon works as a mediator. He has been registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster since 2012. Gordon brings to his mediation practice vast experience resolving scores of employment, tort, and contract actions.

Gordon’s principal interest outside of work is his family. He and his wife have two sons. They live in Birmingham and are active in their church. Gordon enjoys coaching youth sports and just about any outdoor activity.

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Gordon litigates primarily in Alabama state and federal courts.  His litigation experience includes:

Highlights from the past few years of Gordon’s practice include:

Outside of the courthouse, Gordon devotes a substantial portion of his practice to counseling employers on day-to-day human resources issues and litigation avoidance.


Admission to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Birmingham Bar Association (Medical Liaison Committee)
  • SHRM – Birmingham Chapter
  • Birmingham Diversity Summit, hosted by the Birmingham Business Alliance (ODNSS Birmingham representative)
  • Registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster


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