Corey L. Gordon
Corey Gordon is a partner at Blackwell Burke P.A. Previously Mr. Gordon was a partner at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, L.L.P. and a
Deputy Attorney General for the State of Minnesota. Mr. Gordon is admitted to practice in the state and federal district courts of Florida,
Illinois, Minnesota, New York, and Wisconsin, as well as the First, Second, Third, Seventh, Eighth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals
and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Food & Drug Device Law Section Council.
Mr. Gordon is a frequent speaker on the use of expert testimony in litigation. His recent presentations have offered a practical discussion
of successful approaches to Daubert motions and jury trials, including discovery and research, finding and working with real experts,
graphics and demonstrations, persuasive arguments, effective cross examination, and how to "bring home" a defense verdict.
Mr. Gordon provides pro bono representation to Torah Academy and Circus Juventas. He is a member of the Torah Academy Advisory
• University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1980), staff member, Minnesota Law Review, Volumes 63 and 64
• Macalester College (B.A. in Physics & Psychology, 1976), Editor-in-Chief, The Mac Weekly
• ConAgra Foods, Inc. (National Coordinating Counsel)
• Cargill, Incorporated (National Counsel)
• General Mills, Inc. (National Counsel)
• Update from the Frontiers of Junk Science: The Latest Law and the Latest Trends, Grocery Manufacturers Association 2012
Foodborne Illness Litigation Conference, Dana Point, CA.
• The Wizard of Oz and the “Expert” Behind the Curtain: Deconstructing Junk Science and Winning Your Case, Grocery
Manufacturers Association 2011 Foodborne Illness Litigation Conference, Chicago, IL (with J. Blackwell).
• Diacetyl Litigation and Damages: Case Valuation, Expert Witnesses, Punitive Damages & the Latest Science, HB Litigation
Conferences Webinar, Nov. 11, 2009.
• How to Handle Products Post Recall: To Keep or Not to Keep, Sept. 10, 2009, HB Litigation Conferences.
• Case Valuation, Expert Witnesses & the Latest Science, Diacetyl Litigation Teleconference, HB Litigation Conferences, July 22, 2009.
• The Admissibility of Expert Testimony – Inadequate Security, 2005 Association of Trial Lawyers of America Convention, Palm Springs,
• Mass Actions: An Alternative for Mass Torts, Minnesota Trial Lawyer, Summer 1997, (with J. Mintzer).
• When Mass Tort and Premises Liability Meet, Trial, April 1997.
• The Expanding Role of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design in Premises Liability, U.S. Department of Justice Research
in Brief, April 1996, (with W. Brill) (available here